Pseudoeurycea gadovii (Dunn, 1926)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Pseudoeurycea > Species: Pseudoeurycea gadovii

Oedipus gadovii Dunn, 1926, Salamanders Fam. Plethodontidae: 437. Holotype: BMNH 1903.9.30.312 by original designation; renumbered BMNH 1946.9.6.41 according to Brame, 1972, Checklist Living & Fossil Salamand. World (Unpubl. MS): 294. Type locality: "Xometla, at 8,500 feet altitude on Mt. Orizaba, [Veracruz,] Mexico".

Bolitoglossa gadoviiTaylor, 1941, Herpetologica, 2: 58.

Pseudoeurycea gadoviiTaylor, 1944, Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull., 30: 209.

Pseudoeurycea (Pseudoeurycea) gadoviiDubois and Raffaëlli, 2012, Alytes, 28: 77-161.

English Names

Gadow's False Brook Salamander (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 14; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 33).

Gadow's Salamander (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 33).


Pine-oak forest up to above tree line in bunch grass habitats on Mounts Orizaba and Malinche in Puebla and on the Puebla-Tlaxcala border, Mexico, 2800 to 5000 m elevation.


 In the Pseudoeurycea gadovii group of Wake and Lynch, 1976, Sci. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 25: 61. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 276, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. 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: 587.

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