Bolitoglossa pandi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Caudata Plethodontidae

Scientific Name: Bolitoglossa pandi Brame and Wake, 1963
Common Name(s):
English Pandi Mushroomtongue Salamander
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2016. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (31 March 2016). New York, USA. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, all individuals are in fewer than five locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat at Cundinamarca (Colombia).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from the vicinity of the type locality: Municipio de Pandi, in the department of Cundinamarca, Colombia, at 1,300m asl. It is likely to occur a little more widely than is currently known.
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Population [top]

Population:It is an uncommon species.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is found in low vegetation in riverine forest areas, and breeds by direct development.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction and degradation caused primarily by agriculture (involving the cultivation of crops and livestock farrming) is the major threat, and the habitat is now severely fragmented.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no protected areas within its range, and there is an urgent need to protect the habitat at its only known locality. Further research is needed to help document the full range of this species.

Citation: Martha Patricia Ramírez Pinilla, Mariela Osorno-Muñoz, Jose Vicente Rueda, Adolfo Amézquita, María Cristina Ardila-Robayo. 2004. Bolitoglossa pandi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59192A11885166. . Downloaded on 14 August 2018.
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