The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Bolitoglossa capitana Brame & Wake, 1963

Orphan salamander

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1971

Rediscovered in 2005

 

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Colombia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Brame, A.H. and Wake, D.B. 1963. The salamanders of South America. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County - Contributions in Science: 1-72.

 

Other references:

Acosta-Galvis, A.R. 2000. Ranas, Salamandras y Caecilias (Tetrapoda: Amphibia) de Colombia. Biota Colombiana: 289-319.

Brame, A.H. and Wake, D.B. 1972. New species of salamanders (genus Bolitoglossa) from Colombia, Ecuador and Panama. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County - Contributions in Science: 1-34.

Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo. 2004. Bolitoglossa capitana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59142A11889041. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59142A11889041.en. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

Ruiz-Carranza, P.M., Ardila-Robayo, M.C. and Lynch, J.D. 1996. Lista actualizada de la fauna de Amphibia de Colombia. Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales 20(77): 365-415.

 

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