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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

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

hawnzd

Date

March 1, 2013

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

hawnzd

Date

February 17, 2014

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Square

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

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hydaticus

Date

August 11, 2014

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Square

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

faerthen

Date

July 26, 2014 06:22 PM PDT

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Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

emilywarnock

Date

May 31, 2014 01:00 PM PDT

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Square

What

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

kaiden

Date

March 28, 2014 01:33 PM PDT

Description

One found in a rotten log

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What

Western Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. macrodactylum

Observer

jmaughn

Date

March 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

What

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

wheker18

Date

February 20, 2014 01:52 PM PST

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What

Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum

Observer

longtoe231

Date

January 11, 2014 08:30 PM PST

Description

Found crawling on a friends driveway during a warm spell in January. Drumheller Springs with seasonal ponds is nearby.
Photo does not show the true color of olive yellow stripe on back.

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Observer

dhildreth

Date

February 1, 2014

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What

Western Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. macrodactylum

Observer

jmaughn

Date

January 3, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Western Long-toed Salamander Ambystoma macrodactylum ssp. macrodactylum

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 29, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.