Veracruz salamander

Veracruz salamander

Veracruz salamander, Veracruz mushroomtongue salamander

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Bolitoglossa veracrucis

The Veracruz salamander (Bolitoglossa veracrucis ), also known as the Veracruz mushroomtongue salamander, is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae.It is endemic to Mexico and known from southern Veracruz, north-eastern Oaxaca, and north-western Chiapas. Its natural habitats are tropical lowland forests, but it occurs also in disturbed habitats. It might be a habitat specialist of limestone outcrops. It is threatened by opening of its habitat by expanding agriculture and wood extraction.

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References

1. Veracruz salamander Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veracruz_salamander
2. Veracruz salamander on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/59216/53977426

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