Bolitoglossa pacaya Campbell, Smith, Streicher, Acevedo, and Brodie, 2010

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

Bolitoglossa (Magnadigita) pacaya Campbell, Smith, Streicher, Acevedo, and Brodie, 2010, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 200: 8. Holotype: UTA A-33641, by original designation. Type locality: "4 km (airline) SSE San Vicente Pacaya on W slope Volcán de Pacaya, between 2000 and 2050 m, Depto. Escuintla, Guatemala (14.585821 N, 90.609385 W)".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Highlands that extend unbroken below the 1500 m contour from Volcán de Pacaya northeast around the western edge of Lago Amatitlán to western Departamento.Guatemala, Guatemala; the elevational range is 1700–2300 m in humid hardwood or pine-oak forests.

Comment

In the Bolitoglossa (Magnadigita) morio group of Campbell, Smith, Streicher, Acevedo, and Brodie, 2010, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 200: 19. 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.: 350, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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