Pseudoeurycea tlilicxitl Lara-Góngora, 2003

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

Pseudoeurycea tlilicxitl Lara-Góngora, 2003, Bull. Maryland Herpetol. Soc., 39: 29. Holotype: MZFC 01461, by original designation. Type locality: "3 Km S of Laguna Quila, near Las Trancas mountain brook, in Parque Nacional Miguel Hidalgo (Lagunas de Cempoala), state of México. Elevation 2950 m asl. It was found under a log, in a humid fir forest", Mexico.

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

English Names

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


Vicinity of the type locality in the Parque Nacional Lagunas de Cempoala in the Distrito Federal and the states of México and Morelos, possibly extending east to extreme western Puebla, Mexico.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Mexico

Endemic: Mexico


In the Pseudoeurycea leprosa group according to the original publication. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 267, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Raffaëlli, 2022, Salamanders & Newts of the World: 598–599, provided an account, summarizing systematics, life history, population status, and distribution (including a polygon map)

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