Bolitoglossa xibalba Campbell, Smith, Streicher, Acevedo, and Brodie, 2010

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

Bolitoglossa (Mayamendra) xibalba Campbell, Smith, Streicher, Acevedo, and Brodie, 2010, Misc. Publ. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan, 200: 36. Holotype: UTA A-34546, by original designation. Type locality: "7.0 km by road SW San Juan Ixcoy, Huehuetenango, Guatemala, at 2750 m elevation (15.570678° N, 91.441228° W)".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Sierra de Cuchumatanes and Montañas del Cuilco in Huehuetenango and El Quiché, Guatemala, 1980 to 2750 m elevation.

Comment

The sister taxon of Bolitoglossa hartwegi according to the original publication. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 40–69, compared this species with others from Central America and provided a map and photograph. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 317, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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