Thorius munificus Hanken and Wake, 1998

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

Thorius munificus Hanken and Wake, 1998, Copeia, 1998: 320. Holotype: MVZ 183274, by original designation. Type locality: "Mexican Hwy. 140, 4.5 km by road west of Las Vigas, Veracruz, México, elevation 2420 m".

English Names

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


Pine-oak and pine forests in the vicinity of the type locality (near Las Vigas, Veracruz, Mexico), 2380–2525 m elevation.


See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 595. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 297–298, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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