The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Pseudoeurycea tlahcuiloh Adler, 1996


Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1960's

Rediscovered in 2010


IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Sierra Madre del Sur in Guerrero, Mexico












Original scientific description:

Adler, Kraig. (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 177: 1-28.


Other references:

Gabriela Parra-Olea, David Wake, James Hanken. (2008). Pseudoeurycea tlahcuiloh. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 26 January 2015.


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