Eurycea chisholmensis Chippindale, Price, Wiens, and Hillis, 2000

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Eurycea > Species: Eurycea chisholmensis

Eurycea chisholmensis Chippindale, Price, Wiens, and Hillis, 2000, Herpetol. Monogr., 14: 40. Holotype: TNHC 58859, by original designation. Type locality: "side spring immediately adjacent to Main (= Salado, Big Boiling, or Siren) Springs, Salado, Bell Co., Texas, 30° 56′ 37″ N, 97° 32′ 31″ W."

Eurycea (Paedomolge, Septentriomolge) chisholmensisHillis, Chamberlain, Wilcox, and Chippindale, 2001, Herpetologica, 57: 275. See comments under Eurycea.

Eurycea (Septentriomolge) chisholmensisRaffaëlli, 2007, Les Urodèles du Monde: 182.

Eurycea (Paedomolge) chisholmensisDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 99.

Eurycea (Typhlomolge) chisholmensisFouquette and Dubois, 2014, Checklist N.A. Amph. Rept.: 139. 

English Names

Salado Salamander (Crother, Boundy, Campbell, de Queiroz, Frost, Highton, Iverson, Meylan, Reeder, Seidel, Sites, Taggart, Tilley, and Wake, 2001 "2000", Herpetol. Circ., 29: 22; Tilley, Highton, and Wake, 2012, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 39: 27; Powell, Conant, and Collins, 2016, Field Guide Rept. Amph. E. North Am., 4th ed.: 61; Highton, Bonett, and Jockusch, 2017, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 43: 27).

Chisholm Trail Salamander (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 572; Collins and Taggart, 2009, Standard Common Curr. Sci. Names N. Am. Amph. Turtles Rept. Crocodil., ed. 6: 12).


Known only from Big Boiling Springs and Robertson Springs, Bell County, Texas, USA.


Chippindale, 2005, in Lannoo (ed.), Amph. Declines: 739–740, provided a detailed account that summarized the literature. 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: 572. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 242, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Altig and McDiarmid, 2015, Handb. Larval Amph. US and Canada: 110, provided an account of larval morphology and biology. 

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