Bolitoglossa zacapensis Rovito, Vásquez-Almazán, and Papenfuss, 2010

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

Bolitoglossa (Magnadigita) zacapensis Rovito, Vásquez-Almazán, and Papenfuss, 2010, J. Herpetol., 44: 519. Holotype: MVZ 257806, by original designation. Type locality: "Finca Planada de Margot, 18.7 km (by road) from CA-9 at Aldea Las Pozas (km 143.5), Municipio Rio Hondo, Sierra de las Minas, Departamento de Zacapa, Guatemala, 1,660-m elevation, 15° 10′ 24″ N, 89° 30′ 26″ W (WGS84 datum)".

English Names

None noted.


Currently known only from the vicinity of the type locality in the Departamento de Zacapa, Guatemala, 1600-1750 m elevation, but expected to occur more widely on the southern slope of the Sierra de las Minas.


In the Bolitoglossa helmrichii group according to the original publication. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 346–347, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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