Bolitoglossa yariguiensis Meza-Joya, Hernández-Jaimes, and Ramos-Pallares, 2017

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

Bolitoglossa (Eladinea) yariguiensis Meza-Joya, Hernández-Jaimes, and Ramos-Pallares, 2017, Zootaxa, 4294: 101. Holotype: UIS-A 5280, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, department of Santander, Serranía de los Yariguíes, municipality of San Vicente de Chucurí, vereda La Colorada (6.7931, - 73.4788, 1,385 m elevation)". 

English Names

Yariguíes salamander (original publication). 

Yariguies Mushroomtongue Salamander (Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 711).


A fragmented patch of Andean cloud forest on Serranía de los Yariguíes in the western slope of the Cordillera Oriental in the Departamento Santander, Colombia, between 1385 and 1473 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the subgenus Eladinea, Bolitoglossa adspersa group according to the original publication. Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 711, provided an account summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map). 

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