Bolitoglossa cuna

Subgenus: Eladinea
family: Plethodontidae
subfamily: Hemidactyliinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Panama


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the eastern lowlands of San Blas in Panama, adjacent to Colombia, where it occurs up to 50m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits humid lowland forest, and is arboreal. Breeding is by direct development.


It is very poorly known, and has been collected only twice, with no records of it for 30 years.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The main threat to this species is likely to be habitat loss due to smallholder farming, wood extraction, and expanding human settlements.

Conservation Actions

Its taxonomic validity needs to be assessed.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

The taxonomic status of this species is not clear.


Solís, F., Ibáñez, R. & Wake, D. 2008. Bolitoglossa cuna. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T59151A11890421. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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