The granular salamander or ajolote (Ambystoma granulosum) is a species of mole salamander in the Ambystomatidae family. It is found only in Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, and ponds. It is threatened by habitat loss and overcropping along with the scaling of their skins.
Ambystoma granulosum is endemic to a small area of central Mexico close to and just to the north west of Toluca in Mexico State, at an altitude of around 3,000 m (9,843 ft). Its population size is unknown.
- "Ambystoma granulosum Taylor, 1944". Globally Threatened Amphibian Species. Amphibians.org. Retrieved 2014-05-03.
- Shaffer, B., Flores-Villela, O., Parra Olea, G. & Wake, D. 2004. Ambystoma granulosum. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 July 2007.
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