Idaho giant salamander

The Idaho giant 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 Idaho Giant Salamander, Dicamptodon aterrimus, is a species of salamander. There are three closely related species to this taxon: D. ensatus, (California Giant Salamander), D. copei (Cope's Giant Salamander) and D. tenebrosus (Coastal Giant Salamander) also known as the (Pacific Giant Salamander). More

Vernacular Names: Idaho Giant Salamander, Rocky Mountain Salamander D. aterrimus are large, robust salamanders, reaching between 7.0-10.0 inches in total length (Petranka, 1998). The dorsum is darkish brown mottled with a lighter brown that give the appearance of a marbled surface. More

Idaho Giant Salamander Dicamptodon aterrimus (Dicamptodon ensatus aterrimus) = enlarge + Idaho Giant Salamander More

* Idaho Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon aterrimus) * Cope's Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon copei) * California Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus) * Coastal Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus) More

Idaho giant salamanders (Dicamptodon aterrimus) are found in forested watersheds in north-central Idaho from the Coeur d More

Idaho Giant Salamander adult (Dicamptodon aterrimus ); Idaho Giant Salamander larva Idaho Giant Salamander eggs; Idaho Giant Salamander larva Coeur d'Alene Salamander adult (Plethodon idahoensis ); Coeur d'Alene Salamander adult Coeur d'Alene Salamander juvenile (Plethodon idahoensis ); More

Idaho Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon aterrimus) = Recent Records - Taxon Date County State View all records for Dicamptodon More

in the facultatively paedomorphic Idaho giant salamander, Dicamptodon aterrimus, in stream networks of Idaho and Montana, USA. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Ambystomatidae
Genus : Dicamptodon
Species : aterrimus
Authority : (Cope, 1867 [1868])