Bolitoglossa ramosi
Ramos' Mushroom-tongue Salamander
Subgenus: Eladinea
family: Plethodontidae
subfamily: Hemidactyliinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the Oriental slope of the Central Cordillera (Antioquia, Caldas, Tolima and Huila departments) in Colombia, from 1,200-2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in premontane forest, on low herbaceous vegetation, in primary and good secondary forests and bromeliads, as well as in bushes along side streams. Breeding habits are not known. It also occurs in pastureland and near urban areas.


It is a common species and thrives in disturbed habitats.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this adaptable species.

Conservation Actions

The species is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, it is common and adaptable with a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, Andrés Acosta-Galvis 2004. Bolitoglossa ramosi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59198A11886496. .Downloaded on 24 February 2019


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