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Axolotl
General Information
Classification Ambystoma mexicanum
Homeworld Earth
Intelligence Non-Sapient
Biological Information
Lineage Information
Cultural Information
Sociocultral characteristics
Scientific Taxonomy
Domain Eukarya
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Subphylum Vertebrata
Class Amphibia
Subclass Lissamphibia (Modern amphibians)
Superorder Batrachia
Order Urodela (Salamanders)
Family Ambystomatidae
Genus Ambystoma (Mole salamanders)
Species A. mexicanum
Other Information
Status Critically endangered

Axolotls are a critically endangered species of Earth aquatic salamander native to Mexico's capital and largest city, Mexico City.

They are commonly kept as pets by humans and are notable for their neotony, meaning they usually avert metamorphosis, unlike other amphibians.

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