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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Bathysiredon dumerilii dumerilii — Maldonado-Koerdell,Mem. MDUG 2 specimensby original designation.

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Status rejected by Brandon,Cat. This is located in the Mesa Central region of the country, home to many isolated Ambystoma species. Depending on water temperature, oxygen content and water chemistry, external gills can differ in size and branching. This means that this species is in a permanent larval stage and is capable of reproduction as such.

Due to habitat destruction, pollution and the introduction of predatory fish the population has decreased severely in the past decades. April – 3: From Amgystoma, the free encyclopedia. This species was exploited for decades by fishermen for food and medicine for respiratory diseases. If dehydration or other threatening circumstances occur, this salamander cannot metamorphose and move onto land, as we see with other related species.

In the main entrance hall of the Basilica, there is a large painting depicting their reproduction cycle in the lake, their husbandry and the production of medicine. Currently, Turtle Island is breeding two unrelated breeding lines and will be able to distribute offspring to collaborating institutions very soon.


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young,Threatened Amph. Up to eggs are laid in water plants or glued onto stones. There may be fewer than individuals in the wild. Ambystoma dumerili — Lafrentz,Abh. It is reported that 19 tons were harvested in Due to its very limited occurrence in only one Mexican highland lake, which has dumerilil been designated as a cumerilii area, A.

Ambystoma queretarense — Smith and Smith,Synops. Dumerilii retain their larval characters throughout their entire life. Articles with ‘species’ microformats.

Smith and Taylor,Bull. Amblystoma dumerili — Cope,Bull. Retrieved from ” https: Patzcuaro salamanders are usually yellowish in color, with a lighter shade on their underbellies. Search only within taxon autocomplete list. The increasing eutrophication causes an annual algae bloom.

Siredon dumerilii — Smith,Field Mus.

Patzcuaro salamanders have been hybridized with axolotls, and used in mitochondrial studies for comparison. Bathysiredon dumerilii queretarensis Maldonado-Koerdell,Mem. Chester Zoo and Michoacan University 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.


This results in adults that have long, heavily filamented external gillsgill slits lined with tooth-like gill rakers, and caudal fins. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. These salamanders never metamorphose and, therefore, never go ashore to live on land. In the wild, ambystomatids generally exhibit both aquatic neotenic larval and terrestrial metamorphosed stages.

They feed by suction, and eat many types of invertebrates. Recovers all records that contain the word “Lithobates” or “Costa Rica”: Interprets this as “Lithobates AND pipiens” so will return all records that have the character string “Lithobates pipiens” anywhere within a record: In the wild, their main food source seems to be the dwarf crayfish Cambarellus patzcuarensiswhich in the pet trade is commonly sold in its orange color morph.

I nsight into the project: The foot pads and toes of wild caught specimens are chocolate brown. Things you should know about this project: The fishermen we interviewed have not caught a single salamander in recent years!

Ambystoma dumerilii

Sincefishermen have not been able to locate them, thus their number is virtually no longer detectable. I nsight into the project:.

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