Bolitoglossa psephena

Bolitoglossa psephena

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Bolitoglossa psephena

Bolitoglossa psephena is a lungless salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to Guatemala and only known from its type locality, Finca Santa Elena near Chimaltenango. The specific name is derived from the Greek psephena, meaning dark or obscure, and refers to the uniformly dark coloration of this small salamander.

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1. Bolitoglossa psephena Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolitoglossa_psephena
2. Bolitoglossa psephena on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/194322/2312402

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