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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

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Recent observations

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What

Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. croceum

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 17, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

zachlim

Date

December 11, 2014

Place

Santa Cruz County, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Crossing road in the rain.

Photos / Sounds

What

Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. croceum

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 12, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. croceum

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 3, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

temminicki

Date

June 13, 2009

Photos / Sounds

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What

Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. croceum

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 2, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. croceum

Observer

tiwane

Date

November 30, 2014 08:02 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

One of ten individuals we found tonight. Nine living, one DOR. The one in the second photo (with the injured tail) appears to be a female.

Photos / Sounds

What

Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. croceum

Observer

robberfly

Date

November 30, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

We saw a total of 10 of these this night. Amazing. Our guide referred to them as "the Rarest Salamander in California" Spectacular, rainy safari...

Photos / Sounds

What

Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. croceum

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 30, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

4 of 10, one DOR

Photos / Sounds

What

Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. croceum

Observer

jmaughn

Date

November 20, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

hawnzd

Date

November 5, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

hawnzd

Date

November 5, 2014
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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.