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Thorius troglodytes (Taylor's pigmy salamander)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Thorius troglodytes is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family that is endemic to Mexico found only in mountains near the village of Acultzingo at elevations between 2,380-3,000m.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montanes and heavily degraded former forests. The species is currently threatened by habitat loss, however.
View Wikipedia Record: Thorius troglodytes

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Thorius troglodytes

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
9
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
67
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 18.79
EDGE Score: 5.06

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Sierra Madre de Oaxaca pine-oak forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Tehuacán Valley matorral Mexico Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cañón de Río Blanco National Park II 121329 Veracruz, Mexico  

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Acultzingo Mexico

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States Yes

Range Map

Middle America;

Photos

Citations

Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access