name = Minute Salamanders (Thorius)

regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Amphibia
ordo = Caudata
familia = Plethodontidae
subfamilia = Bolitoglossinae
genus = "Thorius"
genus_authority = Cope, 1869
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = See table.

"Thorius" also known as Minute Salamanders is a genus of salamanders in the Plethodontidae family distributed from Western and Southern North America south to Brazil. The members of this genus are characterized by a small body - some species are less than 2 cm (0.8 in.) in length.


This genus is composed of the following 23 species:

External Links

*. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.1 (10 October, 2007). [ "Thorius"] . Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. (Accessed: July 31, 2008).
* [web application] . 2008. Berkeley, California: [ "Thorius"] . AmphibiaWeb, available at (Accessed: July 31, 2008).

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Thorius — Thorius …   Wikipédia en Français

  • THORIUS — Floro, qui Thoranius Plutarcho, unus ex Merelli Legatis, ad debellandum Sertorium mislus; de quo vide Salmas. ad Solin. p. 40 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Thorius — Thorius …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thorius —   Thorius Clasificación científica Reino …   Wikipedia Español

  • Thorius — Recorded in many forms including Thor, Thormann, Thorwarth, Dohr, Dorhmann, Dohrwarth and Dorwart (German), Amdohr, Amthor (Flemish) Thor, Thorl, and Dorl (Scandanavian), and diminutives and patronymics such as Thors, Thorius, Thoreson, Thuresson …   Surnames reference

  • THORIUS (Sp.) — Sp. THORIUS Tribun. Plebis legem tulit, Ne quis vectigal ullum agrorum, quos possideret, solveret, cavitque de pastione pecoris, Cicer. in Bruto. Duo huius legis fragmenta ex aeneis tabulis exscripta, ac supplata habet Sigonius, l. 2. de antiquo… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Thorius dubitus — Thorius dubitus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thorius minutissimus — Thorius minutissimus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thorius schmidti — Thorius schmidti …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thorius troglodytes — Thorius troglodytes …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.