Thorius magnipes Hanken and Wake, 1998

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Hemidactyliinae > Genus: Thorius > Species: Thorius magnipes

Thorius magnipes Hanken and Wake, 1998, Copeia, 1998: 326. Holotype: MVZ 114514, by original designation. Type locality: "4 km south of Puerto del Aire, Veracruz, México, elevation 2475 m".

English Names

Big-fopted Thorius (Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 36).


Pine-oak woodland in the vicinity of the type locality (near Acultzingo, Veracruz, Mexico), 2475–2800 m elevation.


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: 594. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 300, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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