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  • Herpetology A-137819 MCZ Herpetology
  • Thorius longicaudus
  • whole animal (ethanol); tissue (95% ethanol)
  •    Holotype of Thorius longicaudus
  • Mexico Hwy. 131, 19 km S (by road) Sola de Vega
  • North America: Mexico: Oaxaca
  • 18/11/1974-18/11/1974 (1974-11-18)
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Thorius longicaudus Parra-Olea et al., 2016
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Lissamphibia Caudata Salamandroidea Plethodontidae Thorius longicaudus
Identified by Gabriela Parra-Olea on 2016-11-15
Nature of ID: type ID
Thorius Cope, 1869
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Lissamphibia Caudata Salamandroidea Plethodontidae Thorius
pigmy salamanders
Identified by Staff
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: Staff/2006
Media of type image, Parra-Olea et al. 2016. Description:text, images, maps
image (text/html)
Media Details
text, images, maps
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: North America
Country: Mexico
State/Province: Oaxaca
Specific Locality: Mexico Hwy. 131, 19 km S (by road) Sola de Vega
Verbatim Locality: from MVZ online database
Locality Remarks: LAT/LONG: 16.459722,-97.007222 (max error distance: 1.413km; DATUM:NAD27); LOC: collected in pine-oak forest along Mexico Hwy. 131
General Habitat: pine-oak forest
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 2200 to 2200 m
Coordinates: 16.459722° -97.007222° (Datum: NAD27) , Error: 1.413 km
[no agent data]; 2016-11-17; Source: unknown
Coordinate Remarks: from MVZ online database
Collecting Date: 18/11/1974-18/11/1974 (1974-11-18)
muse location number: ZA137819
previous number: MVZ:Herp:131236
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
tissue (95% ethanol) good in collection 1 liver/muscle; sub-sampled as part of NSF CSBR Holotype grant; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2021-09-23
subsampled by=Rina Morisawa determined by=Rina Morisawa
whole animal (ethanol) fair in collection 1 right forefoot in separate vial with specimen
associated grant: Preserving the genomes of the type specimens in the MCZ (CSBR)
  Rina Morisawa, 2021-09-23