Chiropterotriton miquihuanus Campbell, Streicher, Cox, and Brodie, 2014

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

Chiropterotriton miquihuanus Campbell, Streicher, Cox, and Brodie, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol.: 229. Holotype: UTA A-59225, by original designation. Type locality: "along road from La Peña to Las Joyas (about 11.5  km airline NNE from the town of Miquihuana), 3,081  m  (23.66501  N, 99.71404  W)". Zoobank publication registration: 626BAE3E-4D87-4E60-8610-67FA76EFC615

English Names

Miquihuana Splayfoot Salamander (original publication). 


Vicinity of the type locality ( ca. 11.5 km north-northeast from Miquihuana) at elevations of 2800 to over 3000 m, southwestern Tamaulipas, north into the Zaragoza area of adjacent Nuevo León, Mexico. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


 Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 797, provided an account summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map).

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