Jemez Mountains salamander

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Jemez Mountains Salamander
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Plethodon
Species: P. neomexicanus
Binomial name
Plethodon neomexicanus
Stebbins & Riemer, 1950

The Jemez Mountains Salamander (Plethodon neomexicanus) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to New Mexico in the United States.

Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. It is in rapid decline[1] and was placed on the IUCN Red List in 2013.[2]

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