Cryptotriton monzoni (Campbell and Smith, 1998)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Cryptotriton > Species: Cryptotriton monzoni

Nototriton monzoni Campbell and Smith, 1998, Sci. Pap. Nat. Hist. Mus. Univ. Kansas, 6: 6. Holotype: UTA A-50003, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro del Mono, near La Unión, Zacapa, Guatemala, 1570 m elevation (14° 58′ N, 89° 17′ W)".

Cryptotriton monzoniGarcía-París and Wake, 2000, Copeia, 2000: 58.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from lower montane wet forest at the type locality in lower montane wet forest, near La Unión, Zacapa, Guatemala, 1570 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: 568. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 70–72, compared this species with others from Central America and provided a map and photograph. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 361, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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