Pseudoeurycea aurantia Canseco-Márquez and Parra-Olea, 2003

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

Pseudoeurycea aurantia Canseco-Márquez and Parra-Olea, 2003, Herpetol. J., 13: 22. Holotype: EBUAP 2051, by original designation. Type locality: "4 km W Peña Verde, Oaxaca, México; 2805 m elevation; 17° 50.20′ N, 96° 47.05′ W".

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

English Names

Peña Verde Salamander (original designation; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 32).

Pena Verde False Brook Salamander (Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 610).


Known only from the type locality near Peña Verde in the Sierra Juarez of Oaxaca, Mexico.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


In the Pseudoeurycea juarezi group according to the original publication. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 272–273, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 610, provided an account, summarizing systematics, life history, and distribution (including a polygon map). 

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