Pseudoeurycea unguidentis (Taylor, 1941)

Claw-toothed salamander

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bolitoglossa unguidentis Taylor, 1941

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1976

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Oaxaca, Mexico

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: EHT–HMS No. 17102 (Smith & Taylor, 1948:27)

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Taylor, Herpetologica, vol. 2, 1941, pp. 57-62, figs. 1 A-C, C-D, 3 A-B.

 

Other references:

Bogert, C.M. 1967. New salamanders of the plethodontid genus Pseudoeurycea from the Sierra Madre del Sur of Mexico. American Museum Novitates: 1-27.

Lynch, J.F. and Wake, D.B. 1999. Pseudoeurycea unguidentis (Taylor, 1941). Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles: 1-2.

Lynch, J.F., Yang, S.Y. and Papenfuss, T.J. 1977. Studies of neotropical salamanders of the genus Pseudoeurycea, I. Systematics status of Pseudoeurycea unguidentis. Herpetologica: 46-52.

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

Parra-Olea, G., García-París, M., Hanken, J. and Wake, D.B. 2005. Two new species of Pseudoeurycea (Caudata: Plethodontidae) from the Mountains of Northern Oaxaca, Mexico. Copeia: 461-469.

Gabriela Parra-Olea, David Wake, James Hanken. 2008. Pseudoeurycea unguidentis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T59401A11926546. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T59401A11926546.en. Downloaded on 15 December 2015.

Smith, Hobart M. and Taylor, Edward H. (1948). An Annotated Checklist and Key to the Amphibia of Mexico. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 194: iv + 118 pp.

Taylor, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., vol. 30, 1944, p. 209.

Wake, D.B. 1987. Adaptive radiation of salamanders in Middle American cloud forests. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 74: 242-264.

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