Oedipina leptopoda McCranie, Vieites, and Wake, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Oedipina > Species: Oedipina leptopoda

Oedipina (Oedipina) leptopoda McCranie, Vieites, and Wake, 2008, Zootaxa, 1930: 13. Holotype: MVZ 167772, by original designation. Type locality: "32 km (road) W of Yoro on road to Morazán, 15.267480 N, 87.434820 W, Dept. Yoro, Honduras".

English Names

Narrow-footed Worm Salamander (original publication).


Range is poorly documented: known from 75 km northwest (in Departamento Cortés), 32 km west of and 6 km south of Yoro, Departamento Yoro, Honduras, ca. 700–1300 m elevation.


The sister taxon of Oedipina grandis according to the original publication. McCranie, Rovito, Solis, and Collart, 2011, Herpetol. Rev., 42: 235, provided the first record for the Departamento Cortés, Honduras. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 82–90, compared this species with others from Central America and provided a map and photograph. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 380, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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