Bolitoglossa pandi Brame and Wake, 1963

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Bolitoglossa > Species: Bolitoglossa pandi

Bolitoglossa pandi Brame and Wake, 1963, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 69: 50. Holotype: ZMH A00868 (formerly 2858), according to Brame, 1972, Checklist Living & Fossil Salamand. World (Unpubl. MS): 258. Type locality: "Pandi, 1300 meters (4260 feet) elevation, Departamento de Cundinamarca, Colombia".

Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) pandiParra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336.

English Names

Pandi Mushroomtongue Salamander (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 30).


Municipios of Guaduas, Pandi, Supatá,Venecia, and Villeta, Cundinamarca, Colombia, on the western slope of the Cordillera Oriental, 1638 to 2315 m elevation. 


In the Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) adspersa group of Parra-Olea, García-París, and Wake, 2004, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 81: 336. Acosta-Galvis and Rueda-Almonacid, 2004, in Rueda-Almonacid et al. (eds.), Libro Rojo Anf. Colombia: 206-210, provided an account and map. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 563. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 335, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. Angarita-Sierra, Saldarriaga-Gómez, Sánchez, Acosta-Galvis, Medina-Ovalle, Solano-Moreno, Ulloa-Rengifo, Guevara-Guevara, Torres-Ramirez, Curaca-Fierro, Cabrera-Amaya, Infante-Betancour, Londoño-Montaño, Albarán-Montoya, and Peña-Baez, 2020, PeerJ, 8 (e9901): 1–26, reported new localities and discussed habitat, natural history, and range. 

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