Pseudoeurycea tenchalli Adler, 1996

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

Pseudoeurycea tenchalli Adler, 1996, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 177: 9. Holotype: KU 182505, by original designation. Type locality: "6.4 km (by road) SW Caballos (17° 39′ N, 99° 50′ W), Guerrero, Mexico, at an elevation of 2560 m".

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

English Names

Bearded Salamander (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 35).

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


Pine-fir forest in the region of the type locality, Cerro Teotepec, Guerrero, Mexico, 2560 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


 Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 277, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. 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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