Thorius omiltemi Hanken, Wake, and Freeman, 1999

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

Thorius omiltemi Hanken, Wake, and Freeman, 1999, Copeia, 1999: 918. Holotype: MVZ 110916, by original designation. Type locality: "3.2 km SW of Carrizal de Bravos, Guerrero, México, elevation 2400 m".

English Names

Omiltemi Minute Salamander (original publication; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 36).


Montane pine-oak, fir, and cloud forests of the Sierra Madre del Sur of Guerrero, Mexico, west of Chilpancingo, 2500–2950 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: 596. See comments regarding this species in Campbell, Brodie, Flores-Villela, and Smith, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 9: 46–51. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 305, provided a brief account, photograph, and map.

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