Bolitoglossa porrasorum McCranie and Wilson, 1995

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

Boltioglossa porrasorum McCranie and Wilson, 1995, Herpetologica, 51: 132. Holotype: USNM 329584, by original designation. Type locality: "east slope of Pico Pijol (15° 10′ N, 87° 33′ W), Montaña de Pijol northwest of Tegucigalpita, 1860-1900 m elevation, Departamento de Yoro, Honduras".

Bolitoglossa (Magnadigita) porrasorumParra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336.

English Names

None noted.


Intermediate elevations (980–1920 m) on the Montaña de Pijol and Montaña Macuzal in southwestern Yoro and the Cordillera Nombre de Dios in northwestern Yoro Department, northern Honduras.


In the Bolitoglossa dunni group according to the original publication. In the Bolitoglossa (Magnadigita) dunni group of Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336. See account by McCranie and Wilson, 2002, Amph. Honduras: 126-129. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 36, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 564. 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.: 355–356, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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