The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Pseudoeurycea ahuitzotl Adler, 1996

Cerro Teotepec false brook salamander



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1960's

Rediscovered in 2010

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered















Original scientific description:

Adler, K. (1996). The salamanders of Guerrero, Mexico, with descriptions of five new species of Pseudoeurycea (Caudata: Plethodontidae). Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History of the University of Kansas [volume?]: 1-28.


Other references:

Lamoreux, J. F., McKnight, M. W., and Hernandez, R. Cabrera. (2015). Amphibian Alliance for Zero Extinction Sites in Chiapas and Oaxaca. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. xxiv + 320pp.

Gabriela Parra-Olea, David Wake, James Hanken. (2008). Pseudoeurycea ahuitzotl. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 17 February 2013.


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