Bolitoglossa magnifica Hanken, Wake and Savage, 2005

Magnificent web-footed salamander



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1975

Rediscovered in 2008-2010

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Chiriquí Province, Panama












Original scientific description:

Hanken, J., Wake, D. B. and Savage, J. M. (2005). A solution to the large black salamander problem (genus Bolitoglossa) in Costa Rica and Panamá. Copeia 2005(2): 227-245.


Other references:

James Hanken, Roberto Ibanez, David Wake. (2006). Bolitoglossa magnifica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. ( Downloaded on 09 November 2014.

Hertz, Andreas et al. (2012). Field notes on findings of threatened amphibian species in the central mountain range of western Panama. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 6(2): 9-30.


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