Cave splayfoot salamander
|Cave splayfoot salamander|
The Cave Splayfoot Salamander (Chiropterotriton mosaueri) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitat is caves. It is threatened by habitat loss.
In 2010, this species was observed for the first time since its 1941 description.
- Black, R. 2010. 'Lost' frogs found after decades. BBC News, September 22, 2010.
- Parra Olea, G. & Wake, D. 2004. Chiropterotriton mosaueri. 2012 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 17 October 2012.
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