IUCN threat status:

Critically Endangered (CR)

Comprehensive Description

Read full entry


SVL 2.2 cm (4.5 cm). Short limbs and tail. Webbing moderate, hands and feet smaller than in C. adelos, shorter tail and limbs but larger nostrils larger than in C. nasalis. Brown with small blue spots on the upper parts, more numerous on the sides. Reddish dorsal stripe. Iris is copper (Campbell and Smith 1998; Raffaëlli 2007).

Described by Campbell and Smith (1998); new genus Cryptotriton by García-París et al. (2000).


Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC BY 3.0)

© AmphibiaWeb © 2000-2015 The Regents of the University of California

Source: AmphibiaWeb

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities


EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!