Isthmura naucampatepetl (Parra-Olea, Papenfuss and Wake, 2001)

Cofre de Perote salamander



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Pseudoeurycea naucampatepetl Parra-Olea, Papenfuss and Wake, 2001


Conservation Status

Last record: 1988 or before


IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)















Original scientific description:

Parra-Olea, G., Papenfuss, T. J. and Wake, D. B. (2001). New species of lungless salamanders of the genus Pseudoeurycea (Amphibia: Caudata: Plethodontidae) from Veracruz, Mexico. Scientific papers of the Natural History Museum of the University of Kansas [2001]: 1-9.


Other references:

Fernández-Badillo, Leonardo, Morales-Capellán, N., González-Bonilla, G. T., Canseco-Márquez, L. and Hernández-Silva, D. A. (2020). On the Critically Endangered Cofre de Perote Salamander (Isthmura naucampatepetl): discovery of a new population in Puebla, Mexico, and update of its known distribution. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 14(3) [General Section]: 200-205 (e267).

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2016. Isthmura naucampatepetl. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T59389A53983432. Downloaded on 15 October 2017.

Parra-Olea, G., Garcia-Paris, M., Papenfuss, T.J. and Wake, D.B. 2005. Systematics of the Pseudoeurycea bellii (Caudata: Plethodontidae) species complex. Herpetologica 61(2): 145-158.


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