Bolitoglossa guaramacalensis

Subgenus: Eladinea
family: Plethodontidae
subfamily: Hemidactyliinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Venezuela


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from Macizo de Guaramacal, in the Cordillera de Merida in Trujillo state, Venezuela. It has been recorded from 1,800-2,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a terrestrial species found on rocks in cloud forest. It breeds by direct development.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Threats to this species are unclear; its small range probably makes it more susceptible to stochastic threatening processes.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Parque Nacional Guaramacal. Further survey work is needed to determine the threats to this species, and to monitor its population status.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)


Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from only a single location.


Juan Elías García-Pérez, Enrique La Marca 2004. Bolitoglossa guaramacalensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59165A11880563. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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