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Pseudoeurycea naucampatepetl is a small emmeber of the Pseudoeurycea bellii complex. It is distinguished from its congeners by its coloration/pattern consisting of a pair of prominent, pink, rather than orange spots on the head, a pair of similarly colored tirangular shoulder spots followed by a series of ten pairs of small costal spots and a distinctive U-shaped spot above the pelvic region. The largest male attained a SVL of 82.1 mm (smallest male 67.6 mm) and the largest female attainging 82.9 mm. Broadly rounded, large snout with protuberant eyes. Head is broat, 14.3-16% svl. Adpressed limbs meet, slightly overlap, or slightly fail to overlap in males but fail to overlap by one to one-half costal folds in females. Fingers in order of decreasing length of 3-2-4-1; toes in order of decreasing length 3-4-2-5-1. Tails 74-84% SVL. Premaxillary teeth 3-4 and slightly enlarged in males, undistinguishable in females (Parra-Olea et al. 2001).