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Photo ID: 0000 0000 0603 0272
Current Taxon: Taricha sierrae
Photographer: Russell Towle
Date of photo: 2003-06-05
Location: United States, CA, Placer County, New York Canyon, a tributary of the North Fork of the American River, 4800'
Photographer's ID: Taricha torosa sierrae
Photo Submitted: 2003-06-12
Annotation: 1 annotation

Photo ©2003 Russell Towle

Annotation History

Date Name Action Animal Name Before Changes Animal Name Changed to
Annotation Notes
10/04/2007 CalPhotos Staff  taxon changed Taricha torosa sierrae (Sierra Newt) Taricha sierrae (Sierra Newt)
Taricha torosa sierrae has been elevated to species. The reference is: Kuchta SR 2007 Contact zones and species limits: hybridization between lineages of the California Newt, Taricha torosa, in the southern Sierra Nevada. Herpetologica 63:332-350. 

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