> Nototriton lignicola
Nototriton lignicola (Cerro de En Medio moss salamander)
Nototriton lignicola is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is also known as the Cerro de Enmedio Moss Salamander. It is endemic to Honduras. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
The Cerro de En Medio moss salamander is found within the Parque Nacional La Muralla in Honduras. This species is generally uncommon, although it can still be found in reasonable numbers in suitable habitat. The only remaining habitat of the Cerro de En Medio moss salamander is threatened by encroaching coffee cultivation, subsistence agriculture, and livestock.
Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0)
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Unique & Vulnerable (100)
Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites
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Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
Species recognized by , , in
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org
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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
Range map provided by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Conservation International & NatureServe.