Siredon dumerilii Dugès, , Naturaleza, 1: Syntypes: Not stated, but presumably originally in MDUG; including USNM (according to. Locally known as “achoques,” the Lake Pátzcuaro salamander (Ambystoma dumerilii) is an amphibian that lives its entire life in freshwater. Siredon dumerilii Dugès, , Bathysiredon dumerilii (Dugès, ), Amblystoma dumerili Cope, , Ambystoma (bathysiredon) dumerilii Tihen,

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The massive head is flattened, enabling the salamander to be an extremely efficient fish hunter. I nsight into the project: With this conservation breeding, we hope to contribute to the continued existence of this remarkable and unique salamander.

MDUG 2 specimensby original designation. Terrestrial dumerlii are ground dwelling, fully developed adult forms with reduced gills. Here they have reproduced, are maturing and can thus contribute to the survival of the species. This is located in the Mesa Central region of the country, home to many isolated Ambystoma species. Amblystoma dumerili — Cope,Bull.

Patzcuaro salamanders are usually yellowish in color, with a lighter shade on their underbellies. Dumerilio larvae are aquatic and permanently juvenile forms with external, feathery gills. Bathysiredon dumerilii — Dunn,Not. The increasing eutrophication causes an annual algae bloom. Ambystoma queretarense — Smith and Smith,Synops. As compared to terrestrial salamanders, A.

Additionally, predators, such as the dumerllii Tilapia sp. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young,Threatened Amph. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 31 Julyat Ambystoma Bathysiredon dumerilii — Tihen,Bull. Things you should know about this project: Bathysiredon dumerilii queretarensis Maldonado-Koerdell,Mem.


Lake Pátzcuaro Salamander – TURTLE ISLAND

Currently, Turtle Island is breeding two unrelated breeding lines and will be able to distribute offspring to collaborating institutions very soon. Siredon dumerilii — Smith,Field Mus. In other projects Wikispecies. Interprets this as “Lithobates AND pipiens” so will return all records that have the character string “Lithobates pipiens” anywhere within a record: The Lake Patzcuaro salamanderlocally known as achoqueAmbystoma dumeriliiis a neotenic salamander species. The fishermen we interviewed have not caught a single salamander in recent years!

Chester Zoo and Michoacan Abystoma have populations of achoques, nonetheless, the population at the convent is the most viable since it is closest the achoque’s native habitat and the salamanders are thus less likely to be exposed to foreign pathogens.

Means that the results of the search must include both words held together by an AND. They feed by suction, and eat many types of invertebrates.

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Ambystoma dumerilii

Means that the results of the search will all records that have either of the terms held together by an OR Lithobates OR “Costa Rica” Recovers all records that contain the word “Lithobates” or “Costa Rica”: Upon entering a room with an aquarium of A.

Retrieved 22 June Retrieved 31 July In the literature, the maximum length is often specified as 26 cm, but the salamanders in Turtle Island easily exceed 30 cm in length. August – Interprets this as “Lithobates OR pipiens” so will find amvystoma union of all records that contain either “Lithobates” or “pipiens”: See comment under Ambystoma ordinarium.


Smith and Taylor,Bull. Retrieved from ” dumeriliii This means that this species is in a permanent larval stage and is capable of reproduction as such.

Lake Patzcuaro salamander

Depending on water temperature, oxygen content and water chemistry, external gills can differ in size and branching. Blog Log of changes and additions, How to cite How to use History of the project Comments on version 5.

Insect larvae and worms are also eagerly consumed. Search only within taxon autocomplete list. This highly specialized species can reach a length of up to 35 cm. If dehydration or other threatening circumstances occur, this salamander cannot metamorphose and move onto land, as we see with other related species.

It is reported that 19 tons were harvested in There may be fewer than individuals in the wild. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Will find all uses of “Hyl. Bathysiredon dumerilii — Smith and Necker,An.