Oedipina savagei García-París and Wake, 2000

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

Oedipina (Oedopinola) savagei García-París and Wake, 2000, Copeia, 2000: 52. Holotype: LACM 109558, by original designation. Type locality: "Finca Las Cruces, 6 km S San Vito de Java, Prov. Puntarenas, Costa Rica, 8° 47′ 35″ N, 82° 57′ 30″ W, approximately 1200 m elev."

English Names

Savage's Worm Salamander (original publication).


Humid premontane Pacific versant in extreme south-western Costa Rica, from 1200-1400 m elevation; expected in adjacent Panama. 


See account by Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 150. 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.: 376, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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