Nototriton kenorum Kubicki, Reyes, and Arias, 2022

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Nototriton > Species: Nototriton kenorum

Nototriton (Nototriton) kenorum Kubicki, Reyes, and Arias, 2022, Zootaxa, 5194: 477. Holotype. UCR 23685, by original designation. Type locality: "Costa Rica: Provincia de Limón: Cantón de Guácimo: Distrito de Guácimo: along edge of small road on the northern slopes of the Turrialba Volcano, approximately 9 kilometers south of Jiménez, ca. 750 m a.s.l.". Zoobank publication registration: EB6859A0-935C-44BF-9B2C-7FDF6FE76793

English Names

Kens' Moss Salamander (original publication). 


Known only to inhabit a very small section of unusually low elevation cloud forest habitat within the lower portion of the Tropical Premontane Rainforest life zone along the northern slopes of the Turrialba Volcano, Limón, Costa Rica, ca. 775–900 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Costa Rica

Endemic: Costa Rica


 Kubicki, Reyes, and Arias, 2022, Zootaxa, 5194: 451–496, provided an account, molecular and morphological markers, and a dot map of the species, as part of their revision of the genus in Costa Rica.

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