Ambystoma mexicanum


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Citation: Luis Zambrano, Paola Mosig Reidl, Jeanne McKay, Richard Griffiths, Brad Shaffer, Oscar Flores-Villela, Gabriela Parra-Olea, David Wake 2010. Ambystoma mexicanum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <>. Downloaded on 25 July 2014.
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