Bolitoglossa ramosi Brame and Wake, 1972

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

Bolitoglossa ramosi Brame and Wake, 1972, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 219: 9. Holotype: LACM 64601, by original designation. Type locality: "near Represa de Santa Rita (= Santa Rita Dam Site), Departamento de Antioquia, Colombia. This site is between Guatapé and San Rafael at about 75° 7′ W, 6° 17′ N, ca. 16 km by road NE of Guatapé . . . . Elevation about 1930 m (6330 ft.)".

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

English Names

Ramos' Mushroomtongue Salamander (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 30).


Known at elevations of 1200 to 2000 m on the eastern slope of the Cordillera Central in the departments of Antioquia, Caldas, Huila, and Tolima, Colombia. 


In the Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) adspersa group of Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336; formerly in the Bolitoglossa medemi group of Wake and Lynch, 1976, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 25: 1-65. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 342, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. Palacio Baena, Muñoz Escobar, Gallo Delgado, and Rivera-Correa, 2006, Anfibios y Reptiles del Valle de Aburrá: 27–29, provided a brief account and photograph. 

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