Michoacan stream salamander

The Michoacan stream salamander is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Michoacan stream salamander has both neotenic and fully developed terrestrial (or ground-dwelling) populations. Neotenic populations retain their gills and fins throughout life, whereas metamorphosed individuals develop adult traits, such as a lack of gills, functioning lungs, eyelids and no fins. More

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Order : Caudata
Family : Ambystomatidae
Genus : Ambystoma
Species : ordinarium
Authority : Taylor, 1940 (1939)