Chiropterotriton casasi Parra-Olea, García-Castillo, Rovito, Maisano, Hanken, and Wake, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Chiropterotriton > Species: Chiropterotriton casasi

Chiropterotriton casasi Parra-Olea, García-Castillo, Rovito, Maisano, Hanken, and Wake, 2020, PeerJ, 8(e8800): 41.  Holotype: MVZ 92874, by original designation. Type locality: "13 mi SW Tlapacoyan, Veracruz, Mexico, 19.868483° N, 97.301500° W (EPE = max. error distance 2 km). The elevation is between 1,450 and 1,550 masl." Zoobank publication registration: 9B4B9DFF-E12B-430D-A541-BA0EBB9B90E6

English Names

Tlapacoyan Salamander (original publication). 

Tlapacoyan Splayfoot Salamander (Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 810).


Known only from the type locality (13 mi southwest of Tlapacoyan, Veracruz, Mexico, 1450 to 1550 m elevation). 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


 Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 810, provided an account summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map).

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