Pseudoeurycea mixteca Canseco-Márquez and Gutiérrez-Mayén, 2005

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

Pseudoeurycea mixteca Canseco-Márquez and Gutiérrez-Mayén, 2005, J. Herpetol., 39: 182. Holotype: MZFC 15293, by original designation. Type locality: 3 km south of San Pedro Jocotipac, Oaxaca, Mexico (N 17° 44.075′, W 97° 05.320′), 2420 m . . . . in oak forest".

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

English Names

None noted.


Mixteca Alta region of northwestern Oaxaca in pine-oak forest; isolated relict cave locality in the arid Tehuancan Valley, Puebla.


Most similar to Pseudoeurycea altamontana according to the original publication, so, by implication in the Pseudoeurycea leprosa group. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 274–275, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Windfield-Pérez, Parra-Olea, and Hernández-Zárate, 2007, Rev. Mexicana Biodiversidad, 78: 493-495, provided a record from a cave locality in the arid Tehuacan Valley of Puebla, Mexico.

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