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Pseudoeurycea mixcoatl

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Pseudoeurycea mixcoatl, commonly known as brown-streaked salamander, is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to Mexico.[1]

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]

The species' specific descriptor is named after Mixcoatl, a pre-Columbian deity figure among a number of central Mexican cultures such as the Otomi and Nahua. The Classical Nahuatl word mixcōātl has the meaning of "cloud serpent".

References

  1. ^ "Pseudoeurycea mixcoatl Adler, 1996 | Amphibian Species of the World". research.amnh.org. Retrieved 2019-10-18.
  2. ^ "The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2019-10-18.
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Pseudoeurycea mixcoatl: Brief Summary

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Pseudoeurycea mixcoatl, commonly known as brown-streaked salamander, is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to Mexico.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The species' specific descriptor is named after Mixcoatl, a pre-Columbian deity figure among a number of central Mexican cultures such as the Otomi and Nahua. The Classical Nahuatl word mixcōātl has the meaning of "cloud serpent".

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