This location is known for both tenebrosus and copei. The prominently branched gills, barred eye-mark and fine light-on-dark mottling all favor tenebrosus.
several larvae in small pool next to stream
8 inches, on Woodward trail, Point Reyes National Park
Found at an off stream connecting to Weir creek near weir hot spring in the Clearwater National Forest. Most of them were found under large rocks and wood. The largest one was found .5 miles up the stream from the starting site near some eggs located next to and slightly hidden by a rock. We found two rocky Mt. Tailed frog tadpoles but no mature anuran.
Large, fat and fisty. Mottled pattern on back, grayish underbelly. BITES! About 7-8 inches long.
4 front toes, 5 back, long and pointy
Gold flakes along the back