The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Thorius magnipes Hanken & Wake, 1998

Big-footed pygmy salamander

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1983

Rediscovered in: 2003

 

Distribution

Mexico

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Hanken, J. and Wake, D. B. (1998). Biology of tiny animals: systematics of the minute salamanders (Thorius: Plethodontidae) from Veracruz and Puebla, Mexico, with descriptions of five new species. Copeia 1998: 312-345.

 

Other references:

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

 

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