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meaning: "Ancient Plethodon"
Named By: G. Poinar Jr & D. B. Wake in 2015
Time Period: Miocene, 20-30 Ma
Location: Dominican Republic
Size: Unavailable
Diet: Carnivore
Fossil(s): Single juvenile individual preserved in amber. Left front leg is missing
Classification: | Chordata | Amphibia |

Palaeoplethodon hispaniolae is an extinct salamander species found in Miocene Dominican amber from the Dominican Republic. It is so far the only salamander species known to have existed in the Caribbean.

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