The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Eurycea troglodytes ssp. nov. 'Valdina Farms'

Valdina Farms salamander, Valdina Farms sinkhole salamander



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1987

IUCN RedList status: "might be extinct"



Medina County (north-western), Texas, USA


Biology & Ecology










Elliott, W.R. 2000. Conservation of the North American Cave and Karst Biota. Chap. 34, pp. 665-689 in Wilkens, H., D.C. Culver, and W.F. Humphreys (eds.), Subterranean Ecosystems. Ecosystems of the World, 30. Elsevier, Amsterdam. xiv + 791 pp.

Geoffrey Hammerson. (2004). Eurycea troglodytes. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 16 February 2013.

Suckling, Kieran, Slack, Rhiwena and Nowicki, Brian. (2004). Extinct and the Endangered Species Act. Centre For Biological Diversity. 63 pp.


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