Patch-nosed salamander (Urspelerpes brucei)

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Patch-nosed salamander fact file

Patch-nosed salamander description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyPlethodontidae
GenusUrspelerpes (1)

Information on the patch-nosed salamander (Urspelerpes brucei) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Patch-nosed salamander status

The patch-nosed salamander is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1), but is thought by some to be of immediate conservation concern (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (June, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. Camp, C. D.,  Peterman, W. E., Milanovich, J. R., Lamb, T., Maerz, J. C., Wake, D. B. (2009) A new species of a lungless salamander (family Plethonondtidae) from the Appalachian highland of the south-eastern United States. Journal of Zoology, 279.
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Male patch-nosed salamander  
Male patch-nosed salamander

© Todd Pierson

Todd Pierson
twpierson@gmail.com
http://www.flickr.com/photos/twpierson

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