Nototriton vereh Kubicki, Reyes, and Arias, 2022

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

Nototriton (Taylorotriton) vereh Kubicki, Reyes, and Arias, 2022, Zootaxa, 5194: 470. Holotype: UCR 23681, by original designation. Type locality: "Costa Rica: Provincia de Cartago: Cantón de Turrialba: Distrito de Chirripó: a private property owned by Brian Kubicki and referred to as the Río Vereh Cloud Forest Reserve, 1400 m a.s.l." Zoobank publication registration: EB6859A0-935C-44BF-9B2C-7FDF6FE76793

English Names

Vereh Moss Salamander (original publication). 


Only known from a very small section of cloud forest within the Tropical Premontane Rainforest life zone along the northern Caribbean foothills of the Cordillera de Talamanca, at ca. 1250–1400 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Costa Rica

Endemic: Costa Rica


Comparative morphology and molecular markers detailed in the original publication, where it was suggested on molecular grounds to be the sister taxon of Nototriton tapanti + Nototriton richardi

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