Thorius smithi Hanken and Wake, 1994

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

Thorius smithi Hanken and Wake, 1994, Copeia, 1994: 583. Holotype: MVZ 150590, by original designation. Type locality: : "0.5 mi (rd.) SW Vista Hermosa along Hwy. 175, Oaxaca, México".

English Names

Smith's Thorius (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 37).


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (around Vista Hermosa, Oaxaca, Mexico) in lower cloud forest and tropical forest, 800–1500 m elevation.


 Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 300, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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