Found inside of a log on the edge of a seasonal lake.
under log along creek
Appendix E. Herptile species observed and confirmed based on 1998 sampling and sightings from naturalists.
from 1998 survey Holt R.F., J.B. Korol and Machmer, M.M. 1998.
Also a newt in the image
In my house.
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...