Only one observed. This site seemed to xeric for salamanders so I was rather surprised to find one.
Uno de los muchos habitantes con que suelo toparme en el terreno al lado de casa, fué aquí en el sitio donde supe su nombre científico, ya que solamente sabía que era una salamandra...o su mal afamado nombre popular "tlaconete" / One of the many dwellers that I am used to find in the fields next to my house, it was here in the site where I found its correct name. I just knew it was a salamander or the ill-famed and popular mexican name "tlaconete"
This salamander was found during the day under a rock near the summit of Cerro de la Muerte (ca. 10,000 feet elev.) in central Costa Rica. Several others of this species were also observed in this area under rocks.
This salamander was found under debris in a wooded area during the day near the Chiquibul River in southwestern Belize. At the time of observation (1985) this was the first representative of this species found in Belize.
Bolitoglossa is a genus of salamanders, also called tropical climbing salamanders or web-footed salamanders, in the Plethodontidae family. Their range is Central and South America: Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, northeastern Brazil, and central Bolivia. These arboreal and terrestrial, Neotropical salamanders of the Bolitoglossa genus make up the largest genus in the order Caudata consisting of approximately one-fourth of all known species of salamanders. Adult salamanders range anywhere from 45mm to 200mm in length depending on...