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Rhyacotriton variegatus
Rhyacotriton variegatus
Southern Torrent Salamander
Photographer: William Flaxington

ID: 0000 0000 0901 0484 (2001-09-19)

Copyright © 2006 William Flaxington

 
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  • date of photo  Mar 29, 2001
  • latitude 41.41277   longitude -124.04982   max error distance 6670 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Praire Creek Redwoods State Park (Humboldt County, California, US)
  • family Rhyacotritonidae
  • order Caudata
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  Mixed Evergreen Forest
  • notes   Mature adult located beneath small stone at base of waterfall. Another was situated beneath stone in mud, at base of cliff. At waterfall base, larvae were common and found beneath stones and in exposed water between. Two identically large, chunky, adult females lacking (obvious) vent lobes examined. Olive and blotchy above; below yellowish with profusion of dark blotching. Both measured: SVL 57 mm (2¼ in.), TL 83 mm (3¼ in.). In addition, half dozen larvae recognized.
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ANIMAL
  • common names   Southern Torrent Salamander (AW ) Southern Torrent Salamander (photographer)
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