Nototriton stuarti


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Nototriton stuarti
Species Authority: Wake & Campbell, 2000
Common Name(s):
English Stuart's Moss Salamander

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Acevedo, M., Wake, D. & Papenfuss, T.
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N., Chanson, J.S., Cox, N.A. & Young, B.E.
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality in the Montañas del Mico, in Izabal Department in eastern Guatemala, at 744m asl.
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Population [top]

Population: No data are available regarding its population status. Only a single specimen is known.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: The single known individual of this species was found inside a log in very wet forest (experiencing more than 4,000mm of annual precipitation). This species presumably breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to it since it occurs in a protected area.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its type locality is in the Reserva de Manantiales Montañas del Mico.

Citation: Acevedo, M., Wake, D. & Papenfuss, T. 2008. Nototriton stuarti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 03 September 2015.
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