Bolitoglossa silverstonei Brame and Wake, 1972

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

Bolitoglossa silverstonei Brame and Wake, 1972, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 219: 15. Holotype: LACM 42283, by original designation. Type locality: "Quebrada Bochoramá, Loma de Encarnación, Departamento de Chocó, Colombia, about 51 km (32 mi) SE of Quibdo at approximately 76° 23′ W, 5° 20′ N . . . . at about 400 m (1312 ft) elevation".

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Pacific lowlands in the departments of Chocó, Valle de Cauca, and Córdoba, Colombia, 20–400 m elevation.

Comment

In the Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) adspersa group of Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336; formerly in the Bolitoglossa sima group of Wake and Lynch, 1976, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 25: 1-65. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 565. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 341, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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