Pseudoeurycea orchimelas (Brodie, Mendelson, and Campbell, 2002)

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

Lineatriton orchimelas Brodie, Mendelson, and Campbell, 2002, Herpetologica, 58: 200. Holotype: UMMZ 227953, by original designation. Type locality: "SE slope Volcán San Martín, Veracruz, Mexico, approximately 1100 m".

Pseudoeurycea orchimelasFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 359.

Pseudoeurycea orchimelaLiner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 34. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

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

English Names

San Martin Worm Salamander (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 34).

Distribution

Elevations of 100-1300 m in the Sierra de Los Tuxtlas and the adjacent Sierra de Santa Marta, Veracruz, Mexico.

Comment

 Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 271–272, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Lineatriton orchimelas) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 577.

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