Pseudoeurycea mixcoatl Adler, 1996

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

Pseudoeurycea mixcoatl Adler, 1996, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 177: 16. Holotype: KU 221957, by original designation. Type locality: "Asoleadero (an abandoned lumber camp and sawmill; 17° 36′ N, 99° 52′ W), Guerrero, Mexico, at an elevation of 8500 ft (= 2600 m)".

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

English Names

Brown-streaked Salamander (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 33).

Mixcoatl False Brook Salamander (Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 622).


Pine-oak-fir forest in the region of the type locality, Guerrero, Mexico, 2600 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


 Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 277, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Campbell, Brodie, Blancas-Hernández, and Smith, 2013, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 8: 200, provided a dot map of the species. Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 622, provided an account, summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map). 

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