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

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

Eurycea naufragia Chippindale, Price, Wiens, and Hillis, 2000, Herpetol. Monogr., 14: 37. Holotype: TNHC 58860, by original designation. Type locality: "headsprings of Buford Hollow, a small tributary of the South San Gabriel River below Lake Georgetown, 30° 39′ 39″ N, 97° 43′ 36″ W.", Williamson County, Texas, USA.

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

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

Eurycea (Paedomolge) naufragiaDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 144.

Eurycea (Typhlomolge) naufragiaFouquette and Dubois, 2014, Checklist N.A. Amph. Rept.: 140. 

English Names

Georgetown Salamander (Crother, Boundy, Campbell, de Queiroz, Frost, Highton, Iverson, Meylan, Reeder, Seidel, Sites, Taggart, Tilley, and Wake, 2001 "2000", Herpetol. Circ., 29: 23; 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: 28).

San Gabriel Springs Salamander (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 573; Collins and Taggart, 2009, Standard Common Curr. Sci. Names N. Am. Amph. Turtles Rept. Crocodil., ed. 6: 12).


Known only from springs in Williamson County, Texas, USA, associated with the drainage of the south, middle and north forks of the San Gabriel River.


  Chippindale, 2005, in Lannoo (ed.), Amph. Declines: 756–757, provided a detailed account that summarized the biology and conservation 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: 573. 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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