Pseudoeurycea teotepec Adler, 1996

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

Pseudoeurycea teotepec Adler, 1996, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 177: 9. Holotype: KU 125896, by original designation. Type locality: "southern slope of Cerro Teotepec (17° 28′ N, 100° 08′ W), above the highest crest of the Milpillas-Atoyac Road on Cerro Teotepec just east of Puerto del Gallo (an abandoned lumber camp), Guerrero, Mexico, at an elevation of about 3425 m".

Pseudoeurycea (Pseudoeurycea) teotepecDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 77–161.

English Names

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

Teotepec False Brook Salamander (Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 621).


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

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


 Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 278, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 621, provided an account, summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map). 

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