Eurycea paludicola (Mittleman, 1947)

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

Manculus quadridigitatus paludicolus Mittleman, 1947, Herpetologica, 3: 220. Holotype: USNM 123979, by original designation. Type locality: "Pollock, Grant Parish, Louisiana", USA.

Manculus quadridigitatus uvidus Mittleman, 1947, Herpetologica, 3: 221. Holotype: USNM 123980 (formerly SM 2338), by original designation and Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 16. Type locality: "Gayle, Caddo Parish, Louisiana", USA. Synonymy by Wray, Means, and Steppan, 2017, Herpetol. Monogr., 31: 36. 

Eurycea paludicola — Wray, Means, and Steppan, 2017, Herpetol. Monogr., 31: 36. 

English Names

Western Dwarf Salamander (Highton, Bonett, and Jockusch, 2017, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 43: 28). 


Known from throughout the eastern third of Texas, eastward into portions of southern Arkansas, most of Louisiana, and eastern Mississippi, USA. 


 Wray, Means, and Steppan, 2017, Herpetol. Monogr., 31: 18–46, revised the Eurycea quadriditata complex, recognized this species, and noted that it is most closely related to the neotenic Eurycea of the Edwards Plateau of central Texas, USA. 

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