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Spea hammondii
Spea hammondii
Western Spadefoot
Photographer: William Flaxington

ID: 0000 0000 0103 0377 (2003-01-23)

Copyright © 2004 William Flaxington

  • date of photo  Dec 13, 2002
  • latitude 37.63637   longitude -121.55717   max error distance 824 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   County Hwy. J2 (Corral Hollow Rd.) at Alameda-San Joaquin County line, parallel to Corral Hollow Creek and Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area (San Joaquin County, California, US)
  • family Scaphiopodidae
  • order Anura
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  California Prairie (vicinity of intermittent creek)
  • notes   Above gray and marbled; below pale gray. Catlike eyes and distinct, black “spade” on hind feet. Measured: SVL 50 mm (2 in.) Three road-kills and one live individual encountered at night on road following downpour. When picked up expressed barking release call.
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Western Spadefoot (AW ) Western Spadefoot (photographer)
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