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

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

Chiropterotriton melipona Parra-Olea, García-Castillo, Rovito, Maisano, Hanken, and Wake, 2020, PeerJ, 8(e8800): 35. Holotype: MVZ 200726, by original designation. Type locality: "Xicotepec de Juárez, 3.3 km S of Hotel Mi Ranchito on Mexican Hwy. 130, 2.1 km E on road to La Unión, Puebla, México, 1,080 masl, 20.227755° N, 97.953269° W (EPE = max. error distance 1.0 km)"

English Names

Xicotepec Salamander (original publication). 


Sierra Norte in the northernmost part of the Mexican state of Puebla near Cuetzalan, Xocoyolo and Xicotepec de Juarez atelevations between 690 and 1420 m' likely occurs between known localities near Cuetzalan and Xicotepec. 

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