Pseudoeurycea tlahcuiloh Adler, 1996

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

Pseudoeurycea tlahcuiloh Adler, 1996, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 177: 10. Holotype: KU 221955, by original designation. Type locality: "eastern approaches to Cerro Teotepec (17° 28′ N, 100° 08′ W), along the Milpillas-Atoyac Road, 50.3 km (by road) W Cruz Ocote, Guerrero, Mexico, at an elevation of 9725 feet (= 2966 m)".

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

English Names

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

Tlahcuiloh False Brook Salamander (Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 620).


Wet oak-pine-fir forest in the region of the type locality (Cerro Teotepec, Guerrero, Mexico), 2660 to 3000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


In the Pseudoeurycea leprosa group of Lara-Góngora, 2003, Bull. Maryland Herpetol. Soc., 39: 21-52. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 276, 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: 620–621, provided an account, summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map). 

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