Bolitoglossa robinsoni Bolaños and Wake, 2009

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

Bolitoglossa robinsoni Bolaños and Wake, 2009, Zootaxa, 1981: 61. Holotype: UCR 11216,, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro Echandi (top of Cerro 3167 m), Prov. Puntarenas, Costa Rica, latitude 9°01′50″ N (9.0306), longitude 82°49′20″ W (-82.8222) (3.4 km max. error, WGS84 datum), elevation 3162 m".

English Names

Robinson's Web-footed Salamander (original publication).


known from a section of the Cordillera de Talamanca on the continental divide that forms the boundary between Costa Rica (Puntarenas Province) and Panamá (Bocas del Toro Province), and in the high Fábrega Massif, which extends northward into Panamá, 2300 to 3355 m elevation.


In the Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) subpalmata species group according to the original publication. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 40–69, compared this species with others from Central America and provided a map and photograph. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 322, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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