Thorius tlaxiacus Parra-Olea, Rovito, García-París, Maisano, Wake, and Hanken, 2016

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

Thorius tlaxiacus Parra-Olea, Rovito, García-París, Maisano, Wake, and Hanken, 2016, PeerJ, 4(e2694): 22. Holotype: MCZ 148746, by original designation. Type locality: "Mexico, Oaxaca, Tlaxiaco District, 27.3 km SSE (by road) Tlaxiaco, adult female, 17° 8′54″N, 97°37′12″W, 2,855 m above sea level".

English Names

Heroic Minute Salamander (original publication). 


known from two areas of pine-oak forest in the Sierra de Miahuatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico: (1) the type locality and adjacent localities near Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco, 2665–3080 m elevation; and (2) about 80 km to the southeast, near the village of San Vicente Lachixio, 2720–2730 m.

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