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Chiropterotriton chondrostega (Gristle-headed splayfoot salamander)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The gristle-headed splayfoot salamander (Chiropterotriton chondrostega) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae.It is endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Chiropterotriton chondrostega


Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Chiropterotriton chondrostega

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 19.78
EDGE Score: 5.11


Litters / Year [1]  1


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Los Marmoles National Park II 57205 Hidalgo, Mexico      
Reserva de la Biosfera El Cielo Biosphere Reserve 353161 Mexico  
Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve VI 955579 Queretaro, Mexico  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States No

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0