Pseudoeurycea granitum García-Bañuelos, Aguilar-López, Kelly-Hernandez, Vásquez-Cruz, Pineda-Arredondo, and Rovito, 2020

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

Pseudoeurycea granitum García-Bañuelos, Aguilar-López, Kelly-Hernandez, Vásquez-Cruz, Pineda-Arredondo, and Rovito, 2020, J. Herpetol., 54: 260. Holotype: CARIE 1274, by original designation. Type locality: "Mundo Nuevo, Chocamán, Veracruz (18°57′N, 97°2′W, 1,919 m a.s.l., WGS84 datum)", Mexico. urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:2375F867-3CC2-4345-B982-179BFBF2CD18

English Names

Granite-colored Salamander (original publication). 

Distribution

Known from four cloud forest localities in central Veracruz, Mexico, at 1550 to 2250 m elevation: near Texhuacán, Tepexilotla, Cerro Petlalcala, and Mundo Nuevo.

Comment

In the Pseudoeurycea leprosa clade, in a group with Pseudoeurycea lynchi, Pseudoeurycea firscheini, and Pseudoeurycea nigromaculata according to the original publication. Kelly-Hernandez, Vásquez-Cruz, and León-López, 2020, Herpetol. Rev., 51: 768, provided a record from Texhuacán, Veracurz, Mexico, and briefly discussed the known range. 

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