The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Thorius minutissimus Taylor, 1949

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1949

Rediscovered in 2001

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Oaxaca (south-eastern), México

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Hanken, J. (1983). Genetic variation in a dwarfed lineage, the Mexican salamander genus Thorius (Amphibia: Plethodontidae): Taxonomic, ecologic, and evolutionary implications. Copeia 1983: 1051-1073.

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

Parra-Olea, G., García-París, M. and Wake, D. B. (1999). Status of some populations of Mexican salamanders. Revista de Biologia Tropical 1999: 217-223.

Gabriela Parra-Olea, David Wake, James Hanken. (2008). Thorius minutissimus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 06 June 2015.

 

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