Batrachoseps bramei Jockusch, Martínez-Solano, Hansen, and Wake, 2012

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Batrachoseps > Species: Batrachoseps bramei

Batrachoseps (Batrachoseps) bramei Jockusch, Martínez-Solano, Hansen, and Wake, 2012, Zootaxa, 3190: 8. Holotype: MVZ 217944, by original designation. Type locality: "Packsaddle Canyon, adjacent to Kern River, 1137 m elevation, Tulare Co., California, USA (35.945° N, 118.476° W)".

English Names

Fairview Slender Salamander (original publication; Tilley, Highton, and Wake, 2012, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 39: 24; Highton, Bonett, and Jockusch, 2017, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 43: 24).


Known only from the upper part of the Kern River Canyon and the west side of Lake Isabella, 860–1280 m elevation, Kern and Tulare Counties, California, USA.


In the Batrachoseps nigriventris group and previously confused with Batrachoseps simatus according to the original publication. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 263, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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