Bolitoglossa veracrucis Taylor, 1951

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

Bolitoglossa veracrucis Taylor, 1951, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 34: 189. Holotype: KU 26941, by original designation. Type locality: "at a point 35 km SE of Jesús Carranza (Santa Lucretia), elev. approx. 350 feet, Veracruz, Mexico".

Bolitoglossa (Mayamandra) veracrucisParra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 337.

English Names

Veracruz Mushroomtongue Salamander (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 11; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 30).

Veracruz Salamander (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 30).


Known only from the type locality (Veracruz, Mexico), 100 to 1000 m elevation.


Formerly in the Bolitoglossa veracrucis group which now constitutes the subgenus Mayamandra according to Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 318, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 40–69, compared this species with others from Central America and provided a map and photograph.

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