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Nototriton major

Wikipedia Abstract

Nototriton major is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is also called the Plantanillo Gorge salamander.It is endemic to the Cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica. Its natural habitat is tropical moist montane forests.It is threatened by habitat loss.
View Wikipedia Record: Nototriton major

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Nototriton major


Adult Length [1]  3.661 inches (9.3 cm)
Litters / Year [1]  1


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Talamancan montane forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Barbilla-Pacuare Costa Rica

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 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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