The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Oedipina paucidentata Brame, 1968

El Empalme worm salamander



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1952

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Costa Rica


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Brame, A. H. (1968). Systematics and evolution of the Mesoamerican salamander genus Oedipina. Journal of Herpetology 1968: 1-64.


Other references:

Federico Bolaños, Gerardo Chaves, David Wake, Jay Savage. (2004). Oedipina paucidentata. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 17 February 2013.


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