Brown cave salamander

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Brown Cave Salamander
Speleomantes genei.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Atylodes
Species: A. genei
Binomial name
Atylodes genei
(Temminck & Schlegel, 1838)

Hydromantes genei Temminck & Schlegel, 1838

The Brown Cave Salamander, Gene's Cave Salamander, Sardinian Cave Salamander, or simply Sardinian Salamander (Atylodes genei) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae.

It is endemic to Sardinia (Italy).

Its natural habitats are temperate forests, rocky areas, caves, and subterranean habitats (other than caves). It is threatened by habitat loss.


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