Oedipina carablanca

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Oedipina carablanca
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Oedipina
O. carablanca
Binomial name
Oedipina carablanca
Brame, 1968

Oedipina carablanca, commonly known as the Los Diamantes worm salamander, is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to Costa Rica and is only known from its type locality, Los Diamantes, near Guápiles, Limón Province.[2]

Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests, plantations, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b Bolaños, F.; Wake, D & Savage, J. (2004). "Oedipina carablanca". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Oedipina carablanca Brame, 1968". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 23 May 2014.