Dendrotriton rabbi (Lynch and Wake, 1975)

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

Chiropterotriton rabbi Lynch and Wake, 1975, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 265: 2. Holotype: MVZ 103839, by original designation. Type locality: "9.5 km W, 8.5 km S (airline) La Democracia, Huehuetenango, Guatemala, . . . between 2100 and 2500 meters".

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Near the Chiapas (Mexico) border in Guatemala (Montañas de Cuilco) and the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes, central Guatemala.

Comment

See Elias, 1984, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 348: 13. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 571. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 73–75, compared this species with others from Central America and provided a map and photograph. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 362, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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