Oedipina uniformis

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Oedipina uniformis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Oedipina
Species: O. uniformis
Binomial name
Oedipina uniformis
Keferstein, 1868
Synonyms

Oedipina bonitaensis Taylor, 1952
Oedipina inusitata Taylor, 1952
Oedipina longicauda Taylor, 1952
Oedipina longissima Taylor, 1952
Oedipina syndactyla Taylor, 1948
Ophiobatrachus vermicularis Gray, 1868

Oedipina uniformis is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is found in mountains and lowlands of central Costa Rica to the Panamian border and likely to occur in Panama.[2]

Oedipina uniformis inhabits humid premontane and lower montane forests where it lives in leaf-litter, under decaying logs, and in moss banks. It can, however, withstand significant habitat modification, and has also been found in pastures, gardens and even cities.[1]

This species has been declining. It is generally not threatened by habitat loss and the reasons of the decline remain a mystery.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Wake, D.; Savage, J.; Bolaños, F. (2008). "Oedipina uniformis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T59327A11918239. Retrieved 18 March 2017. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Oedipina uniformis Keferstein, 1868". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 23 May 2014.