Oedipina savagei García-París and Wake, 2000

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Oedipina > Species: Oedipina savagei

Oedipina (Oedopinola) savagei García-París and Wake, 2000, Copeia, 2000: 52. Holotype: LACM 109558, by original designation. Type locality: "Finca Las Cruces, 6 km S San Vito de Java, Prov. Puntarenas, Costa Rica, 8° 47′ 35″ N, 82° 57′ 30″ W, approximately 1200 m elev."

English Names

Savage's Worm Salamander (original publication).


Known from the type locality (Escudo de Veraguas Island, Provincia Bocas del Toro, Panamá) and adjacent humid premontane slopes of southwestern Costa Rica, 1200–1400 m elevation.


See account by Savage, 2002, Amph. Rept. Costa Rica: 150. Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 82–90, compared this species with others from Central America and provided a map and photograph. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 376, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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