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Taricha sierrae
Taricha sierrae
Sierra Newt
Photographer: George W. Hartwell

ID: 0000 0000 0506 3020 (2006-05-21)

Copyright © 2006 George W. Hartwell

  • date of photo  Apr 30, 2006
  • location   Table Mountain, Cherokee Rd., NW of Oroville, CA (Butte County, California, US)
  • family Salamandridae
  • order Caudata
  • class Amphibia
  • camera   Sony DSC F828
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Sierra Newt (AW )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by CalPhotos Staff    Oct 4, 2007

    Action: changed name from "Taricha torosa sierrae" to "Taricha sierrae "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "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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