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  • Scientific Names
    • Plethodon vehiculum
    • Ambystoma vehiculum
  • English
    • Western Red-backed Salamander
    • Western Redback Salamander
  • French
    • salamandre à dos rayé

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Recent observations

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What

Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

Observer

alexfoote

Date

August 14, 2016 01:00 PM PDT

Description

Juvenile found under talus next to creek

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Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

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merc

Date

August 4, 2015 09:40 AM MST

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Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

Observer

blitzen1986

Date

July 9, 2016 03:44 PM PDT

Description

Saw this salamander on the trail up to Norvan Falls. Not sure exactly where along the trail we saw it so location is rough.

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Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

Observer

kevin0226

Date

June 21, 2016

Place

Oregon, US (Google, OSM)

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Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

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patloafman

Date

May 21, 2016 04:29 PM HST

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Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

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ian22

Date

May 25, 2016 03:50 PM PDT

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Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

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mikepatterson

Date

May 24, 2016 11:55 AM PDT

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Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

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bushman_k

Date

May 22, 2016 02:26 PM PDT

Description

Plethodon vehiculum

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Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

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jonathan_kolby

Date

May 21, 2016 06:34 PM PDT

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Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

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johnrb

Date

May 21, 2016 02:01 PM PDT

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Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

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jonathan_kolby

Date

May 21, 2016 01:59 PM PDT

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What

Western Red-backed Salamander Plethodon vehiculum

Observer

wendy32

Date

May 21, 2016 02:00 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

The western redback salamander (Plethodon vehiculum) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family, found in Canada and the United States. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and rocky areas. Colored stripe on back changes from red to yellow

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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