Pseudoeurycea tenchalli

Pseudoeurycea tenchalli, commonly known as the bearded salamander, is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to Cerro Teotepec (Sierra Madre del Sur) in Guerrero state, Mexico.[2]

Pseudoeurycea tenchalli
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Pseudoeurycea
P. tenchalli
Binomial name
Pseudoeurycea tenchalli
Adler, 1996

Pseudoeurycea tenchalli is terrestrial salamander that lives in pine-oak forests (altitude about 2,650 m (8,690 ft) asl), hiding in logs and other debris. There is some logging in its remote but small distribution area that constitutes a threat to this little-known species.[1]


  1. ^ a b IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2020). "Pseudoeurycea tenchalli". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T59398A53984506. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Pseudoeurycea tenchalli Adler, 1996". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 6 April 2014.