Pseudoeurycea aquatica Wake and Campbell, 2001:509

Aquatic false brook salamander



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 9 April 1978

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Oaxaca, México


Biology & Ecology




Only known from 3 specimens.






Original scientific description:

Wake, D. B. and Campbell, J. A. (2001). An aquatic plethodontid salamander from Oaxaca, Mexico. Herpetologica 57(4): 509-514.


Other references:

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.

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


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