Rhinatrema shiv Gower, Wilkinson, Sherratt, and Kok, 2010

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Rhinatrematidae > Genus: Rhinatrema > Species: Rhinatrema shiv

Rhinatrema shiv Gower, Wilkinson, Sherratt, and Kok, 2010, Zootaxa, 2391: 48. Holotype: IRSNB 1991, by original designation. Type locality: "along Sir Donald’s trail ca. 2 km from a tributary of the Elinkwa River, ESE Kaieteur National Park, Guyana, ca. 540 m elevation (5°08′ N, 59°25′ W)".

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type locality (Kaieteur National Park) and Wineperu, Guyana.


Confused with Rhinatrema bivittatum prior to its naming. Kok and Kalamandeen, 2008, Intr. Taxon. Amph. Kaieteur Natl. Park: 246-247, provided an account for this species as Rhinatrema cf bivittatumMaciel, Sampaio, Hoogmoed, and Schneider, 2018, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 13: 287–299, discussed the phylogenetic placement of the species and provided a dot map. 

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