Thorius infernalis Hanken, Wake and Freeman, 1999

Atoyac pygmy salamander, Atoyac minute salamander

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: early 1980's (1977?)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Mexico

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from 2 specimens

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Hanken, J., Wake, D. B. and Freeman, H. L. (1999). Three new species of minute salamanders (Thorius: Plethodontidae) from Guerrero, Mexico, including the report of a novel dental polymorphism in urodeles. Copeia 1999(4): 917-931.

 

Other references:

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

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/10334/thorius-infernalis

 

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