Thorius munificus

Thorius munificus is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to Mexico and only known from near its type locality near Las Vigas, Veracruz.[2] Its natural habitats are pine-oak and pine forests, woodlands, and Arbutus forests with abundant shrubby and ericaceous plants. The species is threatened by habitat loss caused by logging, agriculture, and human settlement.[1]

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


  1. ^ a b IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2020). "Thorius munificus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T59419A53986553. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Thorius munificus Hanken and Wake, 1998". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 16 July 2015.