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

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

Chiropterotriton ceronorum Parra-Olea, García-Castillo, Rovito, Maisano, Hanken, and Wake, 2020, PeerJ, 8(e8800): 13. Holotype: USNM 224212, by original designation. Type locality: "ca. 1 km NE Santa Cruz Texmalaquilla (4.7 mi by road NE of Atzitzintla), on south slope of Pico de Orizaba, Puebla, Mexico, 3,110 masl, 18.9484° N, 97.2802°". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:5BE9F6D2-CACD-41F7-8E1C-09C5E0FE140A

English Names

Ceron Family Salamander (original publication). 

Ceron's Splayfoot Salamander (Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 804).

Distribution

Southern and eastern slopes of Pico de Orizaba in the Mexican states of Puebla and Veracruz at elevations that range from 2600 to approximately 3100 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico

Comment

Aguilar-López, Pineda-Arredondo, and García-Bañuelos, 2022, Rev. Latinoam. Herpetol., 5: 202–205, added a new collection site, discussed the range and natural history. Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 804–805, provided an account summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map). 

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