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Mexican climbing salamander

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"Salamanquesa" redirects here. For the species of gecko, see Tarentola mauritanica

The Mexican climbing salamander (Bolitoglossa mexicana) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is found in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and possibly Nicaragua. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, plantations, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Mexican climbing salamander
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Bolitoglossa
Species:
B. mexicana
Binomial name
Bolitoglossa mexicana
Duméril, Bibron and Duméril, 1854[1]
Synonyms
  • Bolitoglossa moreleti Smith, 1945

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