Bolitoglossa oresbia McCranie, Espinal, and Wilson, 2005

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Bolitoglossa > Species: Bolitoglossa oresbia

Bolitoglossa oresbia McCranie, Espinal, and Wilson, 2005, J. Herpetol., 39: 108. Holotype: USNM 560001, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro El Zarciadero, 14° 43.662′ N, 87° 53.925′ W, 1880 m elevation, Departamento de Comayagua, Honduras".

Bolitoglossa (Magnadigita) oresbia —  Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 35356.

English Names

None noted.


Cloud forests of the Cerro El Zarciadero, northern part of the Departamento de Comayagua, Honduras, 1300–1880 m elevation.


In the Bolitoglossa dunni group according to the original publication. Raffaëlli, 2007, Les Urodèles du Monde: 271, provided a brief account and map. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 36, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. Reviewed by McCranie, 2008, Cat. Am. Amph. Rept., 843: 1-2. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 563.Townsend, Luque-Montes, and Wilson, 2011, Salamandra, 47: 50-54, provided a range extension and commented on the range. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 40–69, compared this species with others from Central America and provided a map and photograph. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 356, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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