Thorius magnipes

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Thorius magnipes
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Thorius
Species: T. magnipes
Binomial name
Thorius magnipes
Hanken & Wake, 1998

Thorius magnipes is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to Mexico and only known from near its type locality near Acultzingo, Veracruz.[2] Its natural habitat is pine-oak forest. It can be found in bromeliads, leaf axils, under rocks and leaf-litter, and inside piles of wood chips. It is threatened by habitat loss caused by logging and agriculture.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Parra-Olea, G.; Wake, D. & Hanken, J. (2008). "Thorius magnipes". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Thorius magnipes Hanken and Wake, 1998". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 13 July 2015.