Bradytriton Wake and Elias, 1983

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Bradytriton
1 species

Bradytriton Wake and Elias, 1983, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 345: 3. Type species: Bradytriton silus Wake and Elias, 1983, by original designation.

English Names

Finca Chiblac Salamanders (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 30).

Distribution

Known only from the immediate vicinity of the type locality of the single species in extreme northwestern Guatemala, on the eastern slopes of the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes.

Comment

Wiens, Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2007, Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. B, Biol. Sci., 274: 918-928, placed Bradytriton as the sister taxon of Oedipina. In the tribe Bolitoglossini of Vieites, Román, Wake, and Wake, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 59: 633. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 70, provided a brief summary of natural history and a range map and photograph of the species.

Contained taxa (1 sp.):

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