Bolitoglossa walkeri Brame and Wake, 1972

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

Bolitoglossa walkeri Brame and Wake, 1972, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 219: 18. Holotype: UMMZ 128833, by original designation. Type locality: "Television Tower Mountain 15 km WNW Cali and 0.9 km S El Jordan, Departamento del Valle, Colombia . . . . in cloud forest at an elevation of 2050 m (6724 ft)".

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Eastern slope of the Cordillera Occidental of Colombia (departments of Valle de Cauca and Cauca), 1980–2050 m elevation.

Comment

In the Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) walkeri 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. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 638. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 342, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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