Bolitoglossa tapajonica Brcko, Hoogmoed, and Neckel-Oliveira, 2013

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

Bolitoglossa tapajonica Brcko, Hoogmoed, and Neckel-Oliveira, 2013, Zootaxa, 3686: 416. Holotype. MPEG 22176, by original designation. Type locality: "Barroso region, 02° 28’ 18” S, 56° 00’ 44” W, Municipality of Juruti, state of Pará, Brazil, 90 m elevation". 

 

Distribution

nown only from the western part of Pará state, south of the Amazon river (municipality of Juruti) and on both sides of the Tapajós river in the municipality of Itaituba, 78 to 155 m elevation. 

Comment

Confused with Bolitoglossa altamazonica and Bolitoglossa paraensis prior to its naming according to the original publicaiton. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 337, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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