Nototriton guanacaste Good and Wake, 1993

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

Nototriton guanacaste Good and Wake, 1993, Herpetol. Monogr., 7: 138. Holotype: MVZ 207111, by original designation. Type locality: "upper slopes of Volcán Cacao (elevation 1580 m), Guanacaste National Park, Prov. de Guanacaste, Costa Rica".

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

English Names

None noted.


Humid lower montane areas on the summits of Volcán Orosí and Cerro Cacao, in the Cordillera de Guanacaste, Province of Guanacaste, northwestern Costa Rica, 1400–1580 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.: 366–367, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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