Isthmura boneti (Alvarez and Martín, 1967)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Isthmura > Species: Isthmura boneti

Pseudoeurycea boneti Alvarez and Martín, 1967, Acta Zool. Mexicana, 9: 1. Holotype: Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biológicas (ENCB), of thePolitécnico Nacional, 2724, by original designation. Type locality: "Yacochi, Monte Cempoaltepetl, [state of] Oaxaca, 2300 m [elevation]", Mexico.

Pseudoeurycea (Isthmura) bonetiDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 77-161.

Isthmura bonetiRovito, Parra-Olea, Recuero, and Wake, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 175: 185. 

English Names

Oaxacan False Brook Salamander (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 13).


High elevations upper cloud forest and pine forest of north-central Oaxaca, Mexico.


In the Pseudoeurycea bellii group of Wake and Lynch, 1976, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 25: 61. See systematic comments by Parra-Olea, García-París, Papenfuss, and Wake, 2005, Herpetologica, 61: 145-158. Raffaëlli, 2007, Les Urodèles du Monde: 221-222, provided a brief account, photograph, and map, and considered it to be in the Pseudoeurycea bellii complex of the Pseudoeurycea bellii group. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 586. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 287, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Bryson, Zarza, Grummer, Parra-Olea, Flores-Villela, Klicka, and McCormack, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 125: 75–84, provided a tree and discussed the phylogenomic diversification of the genus across the Mexican highlands.   

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