Dendrotriton sanctibarbarus (McCranie and Wilson, 1997)

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

Nototriton sanctibarbarus McCranie and Wilson, 1997, Southwest. Nat., 41: 111. Holotype: LACM 47198, by original designation. Type locality: "Montaña de Santa Barbara (14° 55′ N, 88° 07′ W), 2100 m elevation, Departamento de Santa Bárbara, Honduras".

Dendrotriton sanctibarbarusWake, 1998, Southwest. Nat., 43: 88-91.

English Names

None noted.


Cloud forests on the Atlantic slope of the Montaña de Santa Barbara, western Honduras, 1829–2744 m elevation.


See account by McCranie and Wilson, 2002, Amph. Honduras: 140–142. McCranie, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 36, summarized the departmental distribution in Honduras. See 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.: 364, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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