Dendrotriton xolocalcae

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Dendrotriton xolocalcae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Dendrotriton
Species: D. xolocalcae
Binomial name
Dendrotriton xolocalcae
(Taylor, 1941)

Bolitoglossa xolocalcae Taylor, 1941

The Xolocalca Bromeliad Salamander (Dendrotriton xolocalcae) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae, endemic to Chiapas, Mexico, where it is only known from the Cerro Ovando at an elevation of about 2,000 m (6,600 ft) asl.[2] Threatened by habitat loss, its natural environment is pine-oak forest. It lives in bromeliads.[1]


  1. ^ a b Parra-Olea, G. & Wake, D. (2008). "Dendrotriton xolocalcae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Dendrotriton xolocalcae (Taylor, 1941)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 10 July 2015.