Nototriton gamezi García-París and Wake, 2000

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Nototriton > Species: Nototriton gamezi

Nototriton gamezi García-París and Wake, 2000, Copeia, 2000: 50. Holotype: MVZ 207122, by original designation. Type locality: "Carril Bosque Eterno at junction with Pantanosa Trail, Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Prov. Alajuela, Costa Rica, elev. 1600 m, approximately 10° 19′ N, 84° 47.5′ W".

Nototriton (Nototriton) gameziDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 77-161.

English Names

Monteverde Moss Salamander (original publication).


Premontane and lower montane rainforests of the Reserva Biologica Monteverde, Cordillera de Tilarán, Costa Rica, 1550–1650 m elevation.


See account by Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 142. 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: 578. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 76–80, compared this species with others from Central America and provided a map and photograph. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 366, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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