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Dendrotriton xolocalcae (Xolocalca bromeliad salamander)

Synonyms: Bolitoglossa xolocalcae; Chiropterotriton xolocalcae
Language: Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

Dendrotriton xolocalcae is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae, endemic to Chiapas, Mexico, where it is only known from the Cerro Ovando at an elevation of about 2,000 m (6,600 ft) asl. Threatened by habitat loss, its natural environment is pine-oak forest. It lives in bromeliads.
View Wikipedia Record: Dendrotriton xolocalcae

Endangered Species

Status: Vulnerable
View IUCN Record: Dendrotriton xolocalcae

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 20.48
EDGE Score: 4.45


Litters / Year [1]  1


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Sierra Madre de Chiapas moist forest Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Reserva de la Biosfera El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve VI 296460 Chiapas, Mexico  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama Yes

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 (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0