Eurycea sosorum

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Taxonavigation: Salamandroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Urodela
Subordo: Salamandroidea

Familia: Plethodontidae
Subfamilia: Spelerpinae
Genus: Eurycea
Species: Eurycea sosorum


Eurycea sosorum Chippindale, Price & Hillis, 1993

Type locality: "outflow of Parthenia (Main) Springs in Barton Springs Pool, Zilker Park, Travis Co[unty]., Texas (30° 15´ 49 N, 97° 46´ 14 W)".

Holotype: TNHC 51184.



  • Chippindale, Price, and Hillis, 1993, Herpetologica, 49: 249.
  • Raffaëlli, 2007, Les Urodèles du Monde: 179.
  • Frost, D. 2008: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.2 (15 July, 2008). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Eurycea sosorum . Accessed on 5 August 2008.
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Eurycea sosorum. AmphibiaWeb, available at
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Eurycea sosorum (Vulnerable) Downloaded on 5 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Barton Springs Salamander