Persian Brook Salamander

سمندر کوهی ایرانی

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Persian Brook Salamander Definition

(Wikipedia) - Persian brook salamander   (Redirected from Persian Brook Salamander) Persian brook salamander Conservation status Scientific classification Binomial name
Near Threatened (IUCN 3.1)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Hynobiidae
Genus: Paradactylodon
Species: P. persicus
Paradactylodon persicus Eiselt & Steiner, 1970

The Persian brook salamander or Persian mountain salamander (Paradactylodon persicus) is a species of salamander in the Hynobiidae family found in Iran and possibly Azerbaijan. Its natural habitats are rivers, inland karsts, and caves. It is threatened by habitat loss.

  • Papenfuss, T., Anderson, S., Kuzmin, S. & Rastegar-Pouyani, N. 2004. Paradactylodon persicus. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 15 November 2009.
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