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    • Ensatina eschscholtzii
    • Ensatina klauberi
    • Heredia oregonensis
    • Plethodon croceater
    • Urotropis platensis
  • English
    • Ensatina
    • Ensatina Salamander
  • Spanish
    • Salamandra ensatina
    • Salamandra ensantina
  • French
    • salamandre variable

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Recent observations

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Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii

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kevin0226

Date

June 18, 2016

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Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii

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anaxyrus

Date

June 27, 2016

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Description

Gilroy, California

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Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii

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loarie

Date

June 18, 2016 10:40 AM MST

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Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii

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finatic

Date

June 4, 2016 02:27 PM PDT

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Description

San Diego County, California, US

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What

Large-blotched Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii ssp. klauberi

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finatic

Date

June 4, 2016 02:39 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Yellow-eyed Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii ssp. xanthoptica

Observer

anaxyrus

Date

June 12, 2016

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Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii

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patloafman

Date

May 21, 2016 04:33 PM HST

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Large-blotched Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii ssp. klauberi

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jaykeller

Date

June 4, 2016 01:39 PM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Sierra Nevada Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii ssp. platensis

Observer

dustin_lewis

Date

June 1, 2016

Description

found this newt by the indian grinding rocks he was around 4 inches in length.

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Oregon Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii ssp. oregonensis

Observer

salamandersquad

Date

May 30, 2016 04:21 PM CDT

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What

Large-blotched Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii ssp. klauberi

Observer

jaykeller

Date

May 30, 2016 12:58 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Two individuals found singly under different logs adjacent to a creek in a yellow pine forest at Palomar Mountain. There has not been appreciable rain in some time, so this sighting was rather unexpected.

Photos / Sounds

What

Large-blotched Ensatina Ensatina eschscholtzii ssp. klauberi

Observer

jaykeller

Date

May 30, 2016 12:39 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Two individuals found singly under different logs adjacent to a creek in a yellow pine forest at Palomar Mountain. There has not been appreciable rain in some time, so this sighting was rather unexpected.

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Description from Wikipedia

Ensatina eschscholtzii (commonly known by its genus name, Ensatina) is a complex of plethodontid (lungless) salamanders found in coniferous forests, oak woodland and chaparral from British Columbia, through Washington, Oregon, across California (where all seven subspecies variations are located), all the way down to Baja California in Mexico.

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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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