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Hydromantes platycephalus
Hydromantes platycephalus
Mount Lyell Salamander
Photographer: Arie van der Meijden
Collection: AmphibiaWeb

ID: 1111 1111 1111 0550 (2001-06-13)

Copyright © 2001 Arie van der Meijden

  • date of photo  Jun 12, 2001
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California at Berkeley
  • animal's place of origin   Lyell Canyon, Yosemite National Park (Mariposa County, California, US)
  • family Plethodontidae
  • order Caudata
  • class Amphibia
  • notes   Hydromantes platycephalus collected June 7 2001 by Tate Tunstall and Hien Nguyen. Lyell Canyon, Yosemite National Park. This is the type locality for the species (Camp 1915). Found under single 20X30 cm flat granitic rock, soil and moss under rock was moist. 10,944 feet elev.
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Mount Lyell Salamander (AW )
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