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Batrachoseps gavilanensis (Gabilan Mountains Slender Salamander.; Gabilan Mountains Slender Salamander)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Gabilan Mountains slender salamander (Batrachoseps gavilanensis) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to California in the United States, where it is distributed along the Central Coast region from Santa Cruz to northern Kern County. This salamander lives in redwood and evergreen forests, chaparral, and California oak woodland habitat. It burrows in soil and forest litter.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 19.87
EDGE Score: 3.04


Adult Length [1]  1.992 inches (5.06 cm)
Litters / Year [1]  1
Female Maturity [1]  3 years 6 months
Male Maturity [1]  3 years 6 months

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States Yes

Range Map

External References

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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.
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