Ambystoma granulosum Taylor, 1944

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Ambystomatidae > Genus: Ambystoma > Species: Ambystoma granulosum

Ambystoma granulosum Taylor, 1944, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 30: 57. Holotype: EHT-HMS 29805, by original designation; now FMNH 100106 according to Marx, 1976, Fieldiana, Zool., 69: 35. Type locality: "km. 74, about 12 miles northwest of Toluca, México, México".

Ambystoma (Ambystoma) granulosumTihen, 1958, Bull. Florida State Mus., Biol. Sci., 3: 3, 35.

Ambystoma (Heterotriton) granulosumDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 77-161.

English Names

Granular Salamander (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 9; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 27; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 27).


Immediate region the northwestern periphery of Toluca, state of México, Mexico, around 3000 m elevation.


Raffaëlli, 2007, Les Urodèles du Monde: 88, provided a brief account, figure, and map. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 545. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 101, provided a brief account, photo, and map.

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