Probably impossible for anyone to tell from the photo, but this was an adult Dicamptodon ensatus. Skin fragments, body plan, remaining limbs were the basis for ID. Rough night for amphibs on Hwy 1 in Mendocino and Sonoma counties. Roadkill northern red-legged frogs, California red-legged frogs, rough skinned newts, and Sierran treefrogs.
2 juvenile terrestrial
The world's largest terrestrial salamander, found after dark at the baseball field right on the Humboldt State University campus. 9/1/10