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Thorius narismagnus Shannon and Werler, 1955

San Martin pygmy salamander

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1980's

Rediscovered: 2012

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Volcán San Martín & Volcán Santa Marta, both Sierra de Los Tuxtlas, Veracruz (southern), Mexico

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Shannon, F. A. and Werler, J. E. (1955). Notes on amphibians of the Los Tuxtlas Range of Veracruz, Mexico. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science 1955: 360-386.

 

Other references:

Aguilar-López, José L. et al. (2019). Thorius narismagnus (Amphibia: Plethodontidae): rediscovery at the type locality and detection of a new population. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 13(2) [General Section]: 126–132 (e193).

Gabriela Parra-Olea, David Wake, Mario García-París, James Hanken. (2008). Thorius narismagnus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 17 February 2013.

https://www.inaturalist.org/projects/mexico-amphibian-redlist-assessment-forum/assessments/1191-thorius-narismagnus

 

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