Pseudoeurycea anitae Bogert, 1967

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Pseudoeurycea > Species: Pseudoeurycea anitae

Pseudoeurycea anitae Bogert, 1967, Am. Mus. Novit., 2314: 6. Holotype: AMNH 76365, by original designation. Type locality: "0.3 kilometer west of San Vicente Lachixío, a village in the Distrito de Sola de Vega, situated at an elevation of approximately 2100 meters in the Sierra Madre del Sur of Oaxaca", Mexico.

Pseudoeurycea (Pseudoeurycea) anitaeDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 77-161.

English Names

Anita's False Brook Salamander (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 13; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 33).

Anitas's Salamander (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 32).


Known only from the type locality (Oaxaca, Mexico).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


In the Pseudoeurycea leprosa group of Wake and Lynch, 1976, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 25: 61, and Lara-Góngora, 2003, Bull. Maryland Herpetol. Soc., 39: 21-52. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 275, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 618–619, provided an account, summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map).

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