Bolitoglossa walkeri

Subgenus: Eladinea
family: Plethodontidae
subfamily: Hemidactyliinae

© 2010 Division of Herpetology, University of Kansas (1 of 2)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
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 occurs from the department of Valle del Cauca, extending to the department of Cauca (Munchique), on the Oriental slope of the Cordillera Occidental, in Colombia, from 1,980-2,050m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on herbaceous vegetation, epiphytes and fallen leaves, inside cloud forests with high humidity, and it has also been recorded from disturbed forest edges such as roadsides in forest. The details of its breeding habits are not known.


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this species at present.

Conservation Actions

Some of its populations are within Parque Nacional Natural Munchique and Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali.

Red List Status

Near Threatened (NT)

Taxonomic Notes

This species is a complex of more than one species.


Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Bolitoglossa walkeri. In: IUCN 2014


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