Bolitoglossa hermosa Papenfuss, Wake and Adler, 1983 (1984)

Guerreran mushroomtongue salamander, Guerreran salamander



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1 (or later) September 1977

Rediscovered since

IUCN RedList status: Near Threatened





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Papenfuss, T. J., Wake, D. B. and Adler, K. (1983). Salamanders of the genus Bolitoglossa from the Sierra Madre del Sur of southern Mexico. Journal of Herpetology [1983]: 295-307.


Other references:

Ahumada-Carrillo, Iván T. et al. (2020). Redescubrimiento y extensión del rango de distribución de la cuilisa, Bolitoglossa hermosa Papenfuss, Wake, and Adler 1984 (Caudata: Plethodontidae) en el estado de Guerrero, México. Revista Latinoamericana de Herpetología 3(1): 118-120.

Parra-Olea, G., García-París, M. and Wake, D.B. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships among the salamanders of the Bolitoglossa macrinii species group (Amphibia: Plethodontidae), with descriptions of two new species from Oaxaca (Mexico). Journal of Herpetology: 356-366.

Gabriela Parra-Olea, David Wake, Ted Papenfuss. 2008. Bolitoglossa hermosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T59168A11892551. Downloaded on 02 April 2017.

Wake, D. B. (1987). Adaptive radiation of salamanders in Middle American cloud forests. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 74: 242-264.


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