The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Batrachoseps relictus ssp. nov. 'Breckenridge'

Breckenridge Mountain slender salamander

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: 1983

Rediscovered: 2001

 

Distribution

California, USA

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Jockusch, Elizabeth L. et al. (2012). Morphological and molecular diversification of slender salamanders (Caudata: Plethodontidae: Batrachoseps) in the southern Sierra Nevada of California with descriptions of two new species. Zootaxa 3190: 1-30.

Suckling, Kieran, Slack, Rhiwena and Nowicki, Brian. (2004). Extinct and the Endangered Species Act. Centre For Biological Diversity. 63 pp.

 

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