Pseudoeurycea parva Lynch and Wake, 1989

Cerro Baul dwarf bromeliad salamander



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Ixalotriton parva Lynch and Wake, 1989


Conservation Status

Last record:1985

Rediscovered in 2007

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered















Original scientific description:

Lynch, J. F. and Wake, D. B. (1989). Two new species of Pseudoeurycea (Amphibia: Caudata) from Oaxaca, Mexico. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County - Contributions in Science 1989: 11-22.


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, David Wake, Ted Papenfuss. (2008). Pseudoeurycea parva. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 16 February 2013.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]


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