Bolitoglossa savagei Brame and Wake, 1963

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

Bolitoglossa savagei Brame and Wake, 1963, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 69: 31. Holotype: UMMZ 54595, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro San Lorenzo, 1400-2100 meters (4500-7000 feet), Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Departamento de Magdalena, Colombia". See comment.

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, northern Colombia, and the Cordillera de Mérida, western Venezuela.

Comment

In the Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) adspersa group of Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336. D.B. Wake IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 582, doubted that specimens from the Cordillera de Mérida are of this species. See account by Barrio-Amorós, 1999 "1998", Acta Biol. Venezuelica, 18: 1-93. Kluge, 1983, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 166: 7, discussed the type locality. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 334, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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