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Bolitoglossa centenorum is a lungless salamander in the family Plethodontidae endemic to Guatemala.[2]

Bolitoglossa centenorum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Bolitoglossa
B. centenorum
Binomial name
Bolitoglossa centenorum
Campbell et al., 2010[1]


This little salamander is about 6 cm (2.4 in) in snout–vent length. It has more slender and more elongated limbs and toes than B. rostrata, with which it was formerly confused. Bolitoglossa centenorum sports a dark dorsal stripe bordered by two narrow yellow dorsolateral stripes from the back of the eye to the hind limb. The ventral parts are moderately pigmented dark. Webbing is almost totally absent between the toes.[3]

Distribution and habitatEdit

Bolitglossa centenorum is known only from the type locality near San Mateo Ixtatán in the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes.[2] Individuals of the type series were collected from under rotting logs.[4]

New list of species added to Bolitoglossa discovered in Guatemala:[1]

B. centenorum B. la B. porrasoum
B. daryorum B. ninadormida B. psephena
B. eremia B. nussbaumi B. suchitanensis
B. huehuetenanguensus B. nympha B. tzultacaj
B. kaqchikelorum B. pacaya B. xibalba


  1. ^ a b Campbell; Smith; Streicher; Acevedo & Brodie (2010). "New salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from Guatemala, with miscellaneous notes on known species". Miscellaneous Publications, Museum of Zoology University of Michigan (200): 1–66. ISSN 0076-8405.
  2. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Bolitoglossa centenorum Campbell, Smith, Streicher, Acevedo, and Brodie, 2010". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Bolitoglossa centenorum". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  4. ^ Guatemalan Salamander Diversity retrieved 20 Jan 2015