Dendrotriton cuchumatanus (Lynch and Wake, 1975)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Dendrotriton > Species: Dendrotriton cuchumatanus

Chiropterotriton cuchumatanus Lynch and Wake, 1975, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 265: 6. Holotype: MVZ 113002, by original designation. Type locality: "forest along highway 9N, 8. 5 km (by road) SW San Juan Ixcoy, Huehuetenago, Guatemala, at about 2860 m elev. "

Dendrotriton cuchumatanusWake and Elias, 1983, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 345: 1-19.

English Names

Forest Bromeliad Salamander (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 30).


Sierra de los Cuchumatanes at the type locality southwest of San Juan Ixcoy, Guatemala.


See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 570. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 363, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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