Chiropterotriton nubilus García-Castillo, Soto-Pozos, Aguilar-López, Pineda-Arredondo, and Parra-Olea, 2018

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

Chiropterotriton nubilus García-Castillo, Soto-Pozos, Aguilar-López, Pineda-Arredondo, and Parra-Olea, 2018, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 12 (2: e167): 47. Holotype: IBH 31048, by original designation. Type locality: "Coxmatla, Veracruz, 8.2 km W of Xico, Veracruz, Mexico, 2,023 m asl, 19.433264N, 97.080639W". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:F785D7FD-301F-4D53-BD7F-AC680A0BB875 

English Names

Cloud Forest Salamander from Cofre de Perote (original publication). 

Distribution

Eastern slopes of Cofre de Perote in central Veracruz, Mexico, in bromeliads in cloud forest between 1520 and 2023 m elevation. 

Comment

Most closely related to Chiropterotriton aureus and Chiropterotriton chiropterus according to the original publication. 

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