The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Pseudoeurycea brunnata Bumzahem & Smith, 1955

Brown false brook salamander



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Volcán Tacaná, Chiapas State (extreme eastern), México & Volcán Chicabal, Guatemala (south-western)












Acevedo, M., Wake, D., Vasquez, C. & Rovito, S. 2008. Pseudoeurycea brunnata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T59372A11924519. Downloaded on 15 October 2017.

Sean M. Rovito, Gabriela Parra-Olea, Carlos R. Vásquez-Almazán, Theodore J. Papenfuss, and David B. Wake (2009). Dramatic declines in neotropical salamander populations are an important part of the global amphibian crisis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: 3231-3236.

Wake, D.B. 1987. Adaptive radiation of salamanders in Middle American cloud forests. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 74: 242-264.

Wake, D.B. and Lynch, J.F. 1976. The distribution, ecology, and evolutionary history of plethodontid salamanders in tropical America. Science Bulletin of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 25: 1-65.


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