Nototriton lateomuscus Kubicki, Reyes, and Arias, 2022

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

Nototriton (Nototriton) lateomuscus Kubicki, Reyes, and Arias, 2022, Zootaxa, 5194: 481. Holotype. UCR 23694, by original designation. Type locality: "Costa Rica: Provincia de Alajuela: Cantón de San Ramón: Distrito de Angeles: Edge of road, approximately 3 kilometers west of Balsa, ca. 1200 m a.s.l." Zoobank publication registration: EB6859A0-935C-44BF-9B2C-7FDF6FE76793

English Names

San Ramon Moss Salamander (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality on the extreme eastern margin of the Tilarán mountains (ca. 1200 m elevation), north of the city of San Ramon, Alajuela, Costa Rica. 

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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