Oedipina maritima García-París and Wake, 2000

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

Oedipina (Oedopinola) maritima García-París and Wake, 2000, Copeia, 2000: 50. Holotype: USNM 529981, by original designation. Type locality: "Escudo Camp, West Point, Isla Escudo de Veraguas, Prov. Bocas del Toro, Panamá, approximate 9° 6.1′ N, 81° 4.5′ W".

English Names

Maritime Worm Salamander (original publication).


Known only from the type locality (Isla Escudo de Veraguas, Provincia Bocas del Toro, Panamá).


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: 580. 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.: 374, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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