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Paramesotriton deloustali (Tam dao newt)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Tam Dao salamander or Vietnamese salamander (Paramesotriton deloustali) is a species of salamander in the Salamandridae family found only in Vietnam.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss and poaching.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 16.58
EDGE Score: 4.25


Litters / Year [1]  1


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
South China-Vietnam subtropical evergreen forests China, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam Yes


Parasitized by 
Diplodiscus mehrai <Unverified Name>[2]
Mesocoelium tritoni <Unverified Name>[2]
Phyllodistomum pulmonalis <Unverified Name>[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Zoologischer Garten Leipzig

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.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License