Lesser slender salamander

The lesser slender salamander (Batrachoseps minor) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae.

Lesser slender salamander
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Batrachoseps
B. minor
Binomial name
Batrachoseps minor
Jockusch, Yanev & Wake, 2001


The lesser slender salamander is endemic to California, in San Luis Obispo County in the western United States.[1]

This salamander's natural habitat is in the chaparral and woodlands and temperate coniferous forests in the southern end of the California Coast Ranges.


  1. ^ a b Geoffrey Hammerson (2004). "Batrachoseps minor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2004: e.T59129A11887274. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59129A11887274.en. Retrieved 16 November 2021.

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