NP NEVADO DE TOLUCA
Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests (NT0310)

Location:

Neotropics

Biome:

Tropical and Subtr. Coniferous Forests

Size:

Ecosystem: 91,800 km2
N. Park: 1.517 km2
Status:
Critical/ Endangered
General:
Central Mexico—states of Jalisco, Nayarit, Michoacan, Guanajuato, Mexico, Morelos, Puebla, and Veracruz.
Special: This area has been protected since 1936 and currently has the status of National Park.
Climate:
2 principal types of climate:
* temperate sub humid - mean annual temperature 12 -18°C. Coldest month -3 -18°C, hottest month less than 22°C.
*temperate semi cold sub humid - mean annual temperature 5 -12°C. Coldest month -3 -18°C. Less than 4 months with t higher than 10°C.
Annual precipitation in both types: 200 -1800 mm.
Fauna:
Volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazii)
Flora:
Predominantly Pine Forest
Dangers:

Settlements, agricultural pressure, extensive grazing

photos Panoramic view references
Nevado de Toluca
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