Pacific giant salamander

The Pacific 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.

Pacific giant salamanders (Dicamptodontidae) are a family of large salamanders. The family includes only a single genus, Dicamptodon. Specimens are up to 30 cm (12 in) long, and are found in the Western USA and South Western British Columbia. More

Pacific giant salamanders are dependent on forests and clear, unpolluted streams. Areas in which they occur have been and are now undergoing great habitat modification as a result of forestry practices, road building and other construction, and urbanization. More

Pacific Giant Salamanders inhabit cool, moist coniferous forests in the vicinity of cold, clear streams and mountain lakes. Terrestrial adults are seen infrequently as they spend much of the non-breeding season beneath the surface in burrows or concealed among surface debris. More

Pacific giant salamander - large (to 7 inches) salamander of western North AmericaDicamptodon ensatussalamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breedgenus Dicamptodon - type genus of the Dicamptodontidae How to thank TFD for its More

Pacific Giant Salamander - Not On IUCN Red List Check 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species More

The Pacific Giant Salamander, Dicamptodon ensatus, and its close relatives, are the largest and most massive of the salamanders that have a terrestrial stage. More

Pacific Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus) Dicamptodon tenebrosus.jpg Plethodontidae Lungless salamanders Red Back Salamander (Plethodon cinereus) Plethodon cinereus. More

Pacific Giant Salamander at Yerba Buena Nursery Native Plant Demonstration Garden | Wildlife at Yerba Buena Nursery News: Pacific Giant Salamander sighting! (Pacific Giant Salamander, sighted 5/11/07 at YBN) More

Diet is most likely similar to related Pacific giant salamanders that feed on aquatic invertebrates, with a shift towards larger prey items with growth (Johnson and Schreck, 1969; Parker, 1994). b. Cover. More

A Pacific Giant Salamander caught swimming in our seasonal creek. Apparently, one of many. A few of our Redwoods. Or perhaps Ents from Lord of the Rings. Those Redwoods, of course, frequent visitors to this site will know are special treasures here. More

Pacific giant salamander, Dicamptodon ensatus = Definition: Pacific giant salamander, Dicamptodon ensatus - large (to 7 inches) salamander of western North America Home of Wiki & Reference Answers, the world’s leading More

Vernacular Names: Pacific Giant Salamander, Oregon Salamander, Coastal Giant Salamander D. tenebrosus are similar in appearance to D. ensatus, with brown and copper colored marbling about the dorsum, but with a notably smaller head. D. More

While most salamanders are silent, the Pacific giant salamander is one of several salamanders that have vocal abilities. When startled, the salamander may respond with a croaky sounding cry similar to that of a barking dog. This species can either be terrestrial or aquatic when adults. More

The Pacific Giant Salamander can reach a total length of 33–35.5 cm (13–14 in. ... Pacific_giant_salamander. More

Pacific Giant Salamander in Crabtree Valley. By Chandra LeGue Pacific Giant Salamander Click to view full-size image… — Size: 102. More

with the Pacific giant salamander everywhere except on the Olympic Peninsula. Click here to go to the Washington Gap Analysis distribution map for this species; use the "back" button on your web browser to come back to this page. More

Why are Pacific Giant Salamanders at risk? Although the Pacific Giant Salamander is found along the west coast of North America from northern California to southern British Columbia, it has an extremely limited range in this province. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Ambystomatidae
Genus : Dicamptodon
Species : tenebrosus
Authority : Baird and Girard, 1852