Jemez mountains salamander

The Jemez mountains salamander is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Jemez Mountains Salamander (Plethodon neomexicanus) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to New Mexico in the United States. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

Petition To List the Jemez Mountains Salamander (Plethodon neomexicanus) as Threatened or Endangered With Critical Habitat ACTION: Notice of 90-day petition finding and initiation of a status review. JemezMountainsSalamanderAlamosNatLab. More

The Jemez Mountains salamander is found only in northern New Mexico. WildEarth Guardians is seeking protection for the salamander and other species as part of a 36-day campaign to persuade the Obama administration to make protecting imperiled plants and animals a priority. More

The Jemez Mountains salamander is found only in northern New Mexico. More

In response to a petition to list the Jemez Mountains salamander (Plethodon neomexicanus) (salamander) as threatened or endangered and designate critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act (Act), the U.S. More

The Jemez Mountains salamander is already classified as endangered by state wildlife managers, but environmentalists contend the animal needs protection under the federal Endangered Species Act. More

The Jemez Mountains salamander generally has 19 costal groves on its side. It is brownish in color on its back, with fine brassy shadowing. The throat and undertail are lighter in color. Adults are two to 4 1/2 inches long, of which about half is tail. More

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settlement was the Jemez Mountains salamander, for which the Service issued a positive petition finding today. “We’re pleased that the Service will be taking a close look at protecting the Jemez Mountains salamander under the Endangered Species Act. More

* Jemez Mountains Salamander - Plethodon neomexicanusPhoto of Jemez Mountains salamander * Status * Federal species of concern, State endangered * Description * The Jemez Mountains Salamander is elongated, from 50 to More

Jemez Mountains salamanders are known only from high elevations of the mountains surrounding the caldera of the Valle Grande of the Jemez Mountains (Degenhardt et al., 1996; Petranka, 1998). Knowledge of their current distribution has been greatly expanded from early descriptions (Dunn, 1926; Stebbins, 1951; S.R. More

Rio Grande cutthroat trout and Jemez Mountains salamander," said Bryan Bird of WildEarth Guardians. Johnson said the impact from a trials event isn't from the motorcycles, but the campers at the popular events. More

* Jemez Mountains salamander is restricted to the Jemez Mountains in northern New Mexico. The Jemez Mountains were recently ranked the most vulnerable area in NM to climate change, with this salamander identified as a likely victim. More

View Jemez mountains salamander petition (PDF) • White-sided jackrabbit, occurring in just one small area in New Mexico but historically ranging through southern Mexico. Surveys in the 1990s counted only five jackrabbits per year. This jackrabbit depends on rare desert grasslands. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Plethodon
Species : neomexicanus
Authority : Stebbins and Riemer, 1950