Cope's giant salamander

The Cope's 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.

Cope's Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon copei) is a species of salamander in the Dicamptodontidae family. It reaches between 12.4–19.1 cm (4 7/8 – 7 1/2 in). The salamander resembles Pacific Giant Salamander larvae, but it never transforms to a terrestrial stage. More

Cope's giant salamander occurs in the Olympic Mountains of Washington, the Cascade Mountains and Willapa Hills of southern Washington, and extreme northwestern Oregon. More

Cope's Giant Salamander typically spends its entire life in the water and never transforms out of its aquatic stage. When these salamanders do transform they look much like a terrestrial Pacific Giant Salamander, but they are less heavy and may be darker in color. More

with Cope's giant salamander in the Cascades of southern Washington and northern Oregon, and in southwestern Washigton and northwestern Oregon. More

* Cope's Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon copei) * California Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon ensatus) * Coastal Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus) References - More

Saddle Mountain to look for Cope's Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon copei). Craig is doing genetic analysis of Dicamptodons in the Pacific Northwest for his doctorate and Oregon Coast Range Cope's Salamanders were the last significant gap that he needed to fill. dicamps20050804. More

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Cope's giant salamanders (Dicamptodon copei) are known from western Washington and extreme northwestern Oregon (Nussbaum, 1970, 1976, 1983; Jones and Aubry, 1984; McAllister, 1995; Leonard et al., 1998). In Washington, they are known from the Cascades (south of Mt. More

As part of an ongoing search for Cope's Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon copei) in the Coast Range of Oregon, I checked Rock Creek which is south on Shields Rd from Hwy 26. More

One species, Cope's giant salamander, has gills and lives in the water. Another species, the California giant salamander, makes a barking sound when it is disturbed! The female lays single eggs in streams. She cares for the eggs until they hatch. More

Cope's Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon copei) has only been documented in two locations in the Oregon Coast Range. One of these sites is the well documented Fox Creek location on Saddle Mountain. The second, described by Nussbaum sometime prior to 1976 as "S.Fk. More

Cope's Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon copei) = Recent Records - Taxon Date County State 1. More

Third specimen of a metamorphosed Cope's giant salamander (Dicamptodon copei) Content Citation Title: Third specimen of a metamorphosed Cope's giant salamander (Dicamptodon copei) Content Type: Downloadable Data Publisher: U.S. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Ambystomatidae
Genus : Dicamptodon
Species : copei
Authority : Nussbaum, 1970