Found in calm shallow pond/lake. What species is this?
I stumbled upon this scene while looking for mushrooms. These rotting mushrooms which were infested with fungus gnats appeared to have rung a dinner bell for these Red-spotted Newts. There was a trail of them flocking to it. In one picture you can see about five but at the time I think I had counted about 8 or 9.
8 cm de largo aprox
See photo. Found on rock by stream.
Egg mass from one of our A. annulatum breeding sites.
10 cm de largo, apareció en días lluviosos
Pacific Rainforest near a lake, forest had a rocky, shallow shaley soil with lots of sphagnum moss and big fallen logs under Douglas Fir, Cedar, Western Maple and Hemlock trees. It was near a stream and a path with a lot of people.
Salamanders are any of approximately 550 extant species of amphibians within the order Caudata. They are typically characterized by a superficially lizard-like appearance, with slender bodies, short noses, and long tails. All known fossil salamanders and all extinct species fall under the order Caudata, while sometimes the extant species are grouped together as the Urodela. Salamanders have never more than four toes on their front legs and five on their rear legs, but some species have...