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

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

Eurycea tonkawae Chippindale, Price, Wiens, and Hillis, 2000, Herpetol. Monogr., 14: 32. Holotype: TNHC 50952, by original designation. Type locality: "primary outflows of Stillhouse Hollow Springs, Travis Co., Texas, 30° 22′ 28″ N, 97° 45′ 55″ W."

Eurycea (Paedomolge, Septentriomolge) tonkawaeHillis, Chamberlain, Wilcox, and Chippindale, 2001, Herpetologica, 57: 275. Invalid name formulation under the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (1999) as discussed by Dubois, 2007, Cladistics, 23: 395.

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

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

Eurycea (Typhlomolge) tonkawaeFouquette and Dubois, 2014, Checklist N.A. Amph. Rept.: 146. 

English Names

Jollyville Plateau Salamander (Crother, Boundy, Campbell, de Queiroz, Frost, Highton, Iverson, Meylan, Reeder, Seidel, Sites, Taggart, Tilley, and Wake, 2001 "2000", Herpetol. Circ., 29: 23; Collins and Taggart, 2009, Standard Common Curr. Sci. Names N. Am. Amph. Turtles Rept. Crocodil., ed. 6: 13; 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).

Distribution

Several localities in Williamson and Travis Counties, Texas, USA.

Comment

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: 574. Bonett, Steffen, Lambert, Wiens, and Chippindale, 2014 "2013", Evolution, 68: 473, provided a molecular tree that placed this species phylogenetically. Chippindale, 2005, in Lannoo (ed.), Amph. Declines: 764–765, provided a detailed account that summarized the biology and conservation literature. 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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