The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Bolitoglossa jacksoni Elias, 1984

Jackson’s salamander, Jackson’s climbing salamander, Jackson's mushroomtongue salamander

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1975

Rediscovered in October 2017

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Guatemala

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: MVZ 134634

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Elias, P. (1984). Salamanders of the northwestern highlands of Guatemala. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County - Contributions in Science 348: 1-20.

 

Other references:

Manuel Acevedo, David Wake, Paul Elias, Sean Rovito, Carlos Vasquez. (2004). Bolitoglossa jacksoni. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 12 February 2013.

Dubois, A., and Nemésio, A. (2007). Does nomenclatural availability of nomina of new species or subspecies require the deposition of vouchers in collections? Zootaxa 1409: 1-22.

https://www.globalwildlife.org/press-room/found-remarkable-salamander-rediscovery-heralds-early-success-for-worldwide-quest-to-find-and-protect-lost-species/?utm_content=buffer2d5ff&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/radical-conservation/2017/nov/14/lunching-ranger-discovers-species-lost-for-40-years

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/10345/bolitoglossa-jacksoni

 

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