Terrestrial splayfoot salamander

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Terrestrial splayfoot salamander
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Chiropterotriton
Species: C. terrestris
Binomial name
Chiropterotriton terrestris
(Taylor, 1941)[2]

Bolitoglossa terrestris Taylor, 1941

The terrestrial splayfoot salamander or terrestrial flat-footed salamander (Chiropterotriton terrestris) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to eastern Hidalgo state, Mexico.[3] Its natural habitats are humid pine-oak and cloud forests. It is threatened by habitat loss (deforestation).[1]


  1. ^ a b Gabriela Parra-Olea; David Wake; Ted Papenfuss (2010). "Chiropterotriton terrestris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Taylor, E. H. (1941). "Herpetological miscellany, no. II". University of Kansas Science Bulletin. 27: 105–139. 
  3. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Chiropterotriton terrestris (Taylor, 1941)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 16 January 2015.