Thorius insperatus Hanken and Wake, 1994

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Thorius > Species: Thorius insperatus

Thorius insperatus Hanken and Wake, 1994, Copeia, 1994: 585. Holotype: KU 66799, by original designation. Type locality: "Vista Hermosa, Oaxaca, México".

English Names

Surprise Thorius (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 36).


Known only from unique type from lower cloud forest at Vista Hermosa, Oaxaca, Mexico.


 Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 301, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.