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Rhyacotriton variegatus
Rhyacotriton variegatus
Southern Torrent Salamander
Photographer: Bradford Norman

ID: 0000 0000 0207 0167 (2007-02-05)

Copyright © 2007 Bradford Norman

  • date of photo  Jan 27, 2006
  • location   Second abandoned road tunout at Mill Creek, off Hwy 101, (Del Norte County, California, US)
  • family Rhyacotritonidae
  • order Caudata
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  this one under downed woody debris on abandoned road off Highway 101
  • notes   Del Norte County Salamander Distribution Surveys, with Alan Barron. Male has swollen vent lobes. These (N=2) adult males were under terrestrial wood peices far from any running water (50 to 150 meters at least). In Redwood Forest. They seem in breeding condition from swollen vent lobes.
  • camera   Sony Digital on Macro Function
  • contributor's ID #  2006-27 JAN-RHVA- MILL CRK #040-BRN
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Southern Torrent Salamander (AW ) Southern Torrent Salamander (photographer)
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