Jemez Mountains salamander

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Jemez Mountains salamander
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 family Plethodontidae endemic to New Mexico in the United States.[1] Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss, is in rapid decline,[2] and was placed on the IUCN Red List in 2013.[3]

Endangered habitat[edit]

Map of the endangered habitat