Long-toed salamander

The Long-toed salamander is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum, Baird 1849) is a mole salamander in the family Ambystomatidae. This species, typically 4.1–8. More

is an endangered subspecies of the long-toed salamander, which is found only close to a few isolated ponds in Santa Cruz County and Monterey County, California. More

Present range of the Long-toed Salamander in British Columbia Long-Toed Salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum) Common name: Long-Toed Salamander Scientific name: Ambystoma macrodactylum Code: AMMA Status (BC): Yellow* Status (COSEWIC): Not At Risk (2006) *Yellow-listed More

At hatching, Long-toed Salamanders have balancers and Tiger Salamanders do not. Otherwise, the small larvae (less than 25 mm TL) of the three species of Mole Salamander (Genus Ambystoma) native to Washington are similar in appearance. More

The adult long-toed salamander is 3 to 4 inches long. Its slender body is colored dark gray-green to black and sports an irregular green or yellowish stripe along the middle of the back. Scattered on the sides and belly are bluish-white speckles. More

Adult Long-toed Salamanders can vocalize with squeaks and clicks, which might startle predators who capture them. (Hossack, B. R. 2002. natural history notes: Ambystoma macrodactylum krausei (northern long-toed salamander). Vocalization. Herpetological Review 33:121.) Diet Carnivorous. More

Long-toed Salamanders have a prominent green or yellow stripe running down their back and white flecks on their sides.The adult Long-toed Salamander has a slender, smooth-skinned body with 12-13 faint costal grooves, no parotoid glands, and long legs and hind toes, especially the fourth. More

DESCRIPTION: The Long-Toed Salamander is a small salamander, less than 6 3/4 inches long and typically has a greenish to yellow back stripe. On some individuals, the stripe maybe blotched or faded. More

The long-toed salamander is one representative of Waterton Lakes National Park's biological diversity. The drama of the long-toed salamander began in Waterton Lakes National Park when modifications were made to the road running by the information centre. More

The Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander is one of "mole" salamanders in the family Ambystomatidae. It spends much of its life underground in small mammal burrows. This is among the smallest members of that family. More

A larval Southern Long-toed salamander swims around in an aquarium, using its legs, body and tail to propel itself. Larval Southern Long-toed salamanders swim around in a pond in a forest clearing on a sunny September day in Siskiyou County. More

Habitat: Long-toed salamanders can live in a variety of habitats, from shrub steppe to alpine meadows. They like to live in dry woodlands, humid forests, and rocky shores of mountain lakes. More

* In Alberta, the long-toed salamander is limited to the western margin of the province. * IIs found in subalpine to alpine areas beneath an elevation of roughly 2,800 metres (almost 9,200 feet) above sea level. More

nocturnal long-toed salamander, even with its vivid yellow stripe, is not as easily noticed as the bears most people wish to spot in the park. Nevertheless, as word got out about the salamanders'plight they became a community sensation. More

The Long-Toed Salamander is a slender member of the Mole Salamander Family (Ambystomatidae) with long toes, as the name implies. It reaches total lengths of about 4 - 6.5 inches. More

Waterton Park Information Services - The long-toed salamander is one representative of WLNP's biological diversity and the conservation importance of single species. More

Long-toed Salamander overlaps very little in distribution with the other salamander species in Alberta, the Tiger Salamander, which reaches its western range limit along the foothills of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. More

See also: Santa Cruz Long-Toed Salamander, Habitat RestorationDate Friday, April 24, 2009 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve Watsonville Lunch will be provided Registration Information COST: 300. More

"The Santa Cruz long-toed salamander is federally listed as endangered. It is currently known from three population clusters (metapopulations) in coastal areas of central California's Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. More

study of the Santa Cruz long-toed salamanders has revealed that the Lower Cattail Swale breeding population is so distinct from all of the other populations to the north, that it is really a relictual population of a relictual species. More

Long-Toed Salamander on soil Long-Toed Salamander on soil © Parks Canada Ambystoma macrodactylum Family Ambystomatidae: Mole Salamanders Species Code: LTSA Habitat: Long-toed salamanders are secretive and live under debris or More

Limiting factors for the Long-toed Salamander include those that affect habitat suitability, and reduce the survivorship of adults or larvae. Climate and access to low elevation passes for colonization may limit population size, however, the following discussion focuses on human impacts. More

* long-toed salamander: Amphibians of Alberta Page, Alberta Environmental Protection * long-toed salamander: Waterton Park Information Services, Waterton Lake National Park, Alberta, Canada * The perilous journey of the More

Order : Caudata
Family : Ambystomatidae
Genus : Ambystoma
Species : macrodactylum
Authority : Baird, 1849