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  • Scientific Names
    • Ambystoma macrodactylum
    • Amblystoma krausei
  • English
    • Long-toed Salamander
    • Western Long-toed Salamander
    • Southern Long-toed Salamander
    • Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander
    • Eastern Long-toed Salamander
    • Northern Long-toed Salamander
  • Spanish
    • Salamandra dedos largos
  • French
    • salamandre à longs doigts

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

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kathawk

Date

October 26, 2013 09:39 PM HST

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

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leecarlson

Date

June 3, 2015 06:00 PM PDT

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

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rmbowman

Date

August 29, 2016 04:25 PM PDT

Description

14 A.b. (1 adult, 1 larval form, 11 metamorphs) collected from Browns Creek in Kruze Meadows of the Craig Mountain WMA. 9 person collecting effort, 3-4:25pm.

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

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rmbowman

Date

August 27, 2016 01:59 PM PDT

Description

Craig Mountain WMA. Browns Creek passes through open meadow (intermittent flow), water confined to pools harboring larval and sub adult forms of A. macrodactylum.

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Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. croceum

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henicorhina

Date

February 17, 2011 09:31 PM PST

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

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carita

Date

September 7, 2002 10:05 PM PDT

Description

DCF 1.0

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Western Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. macrodactylum

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lordmcmatty

Date

August 20, 2016 10:19 AM PDT

Description

Western long-toed salamander

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

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pushtheriver

Date

June 30, 2016 05:37 PM PDT

Description

I came across this fella while cleaning up an old shed that had fallen down during the December 2007 storm.

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

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thomasbarbin

Date

April 19, 2016 11:16 AM PDT

Description

Western red-backed or wandering salamander?

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

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lordmcmatty

Date

August 7, 2016 06:06 PM PDT

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

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laurentaracka

Date

July 24, 2016 06:28 PM PDT

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

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connorliger

Date

July 23, 2016 11:04 AM MDT

Description

About 5 inches long, found under a log in an upland area.

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Description from Wikipedia

The long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum, Baird 1849) is a mole salamander in the family Ambystomatidae. This species, typically 4.1–8.9 cm (1.6 to 3.5 in) long when mature, is characterized by its mottled black, brown, and yellow pigmentation, and its long outer fourth toe on the hind limbs. Analysis of fossil records, genetics, and biogeography suggest A. macrodactylum and A. laterale are descended from a common ancestor that gained access to the western Cordillera with the loss of the mid-continental...

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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