Arboreal salamander

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

Arboreal salamanders inhabit this urban backyard in Oakland, Alameda County Arboreal salamanders inhabit barren, rocky Southeast Farallon Island Arboreal salamanders inhabit barren, rocky A More

The arboreal salamander (Aneides lugubris) is the stockiest species of the genus Aneides - The Species * ........Green Salamander (Aneides aeneus) Cope & Packard, 1881 * ........ More

Arboreal salamanders are large (to a little over 7 in or 17.8 cm total length), muscular animals with long limbs that overlap when adpressed to the trunk and a relatively long, strongly prehensile tail. More

The Arboreal Salamander occurs from sea level to almost 2,500 feet in elevation. It ranges from Humbolt County in northern California, southward along the Coastal Mountains, reaching northwestern Baja California. It's southern distribution ends below Ensenada. More

Aneides lugubris, the Arboreal salamander, is a species of climbing salamander. It is native to California and Baja California, where it is primarily associated with oak and sycamore woodlands, and thick chaparral. More

Arboreal Salamander - Aneides lugubris Size: 2 1/4 - 4 in. (5.7 - 10.1 cm) from snout to vent and up to 7 inches (18 cm) in total length (including tail. More

Arboreal Salamanders often climb trees to heights of 30 or more feet, and one was once found 60 feet up. Look For : A tree-climbing, brown-backed salamander; creamy white below. Length : 4-7". More

Arboreal Salamander, Aneides lugubris - Arboreal Salamander Arboreal Salamander Properly named, these salamanders are expert climbers and can often be found up in the canopies of the trees. More

Arboreal salamander The wildlife hospital received an arboreal salamander that was found floating in a swimming pool. Although salamanders require a moist environment, the finder recognized the danger of the chlorine to the salamander. More

The Arboreal Salamander, in the Yosemite region, was found by us only on or close to the surface of the ground. Elsewhere in its range the species is known to inhabit damp cavities in oak trees. More

Arboreal salamanders may be observed under cover boards in damp weather. They are active on damp, rainy nights. Adults often will be found on these nights on oak trees next to cracks and holes in the tree. When approached, they retreat into the holes. More

most, like the arboreal salamander Aneides lugubris and the California slender salamander Batrachoseps attenuatus, don’t have lungs or gills as adults. Commonly called lungless salamanders, they breathe through their skin and the thin membranes in the mouth and throat. More

range of the arboreal salamander is similar to the range of the oaks, Quercus agrifolia and Q. wislizenii, presumably a consequence of shared moisture and soil requirements (Rosenthal 1957). More

* Arboreal Salamander Aneides lugubris * California Slender Salamander Batrachoseps attenuatus * Yellow-eyed Salamander Ensatina eschscholtzi xanthoptica * Coast Range Newt Taricha torosa torosa More

Arboreal salamanders are found in a variety of terrestrial and arboreal habitats, including under rocks and woody surface cover, in decaying stumps and logs, in decay holes in trees, and in rock crevices (Ritter and Miller, 1899; Ritter, 1903; Storer, 1925; Miller, More

Arboreal Salamander - Aneides lugubris Aneides lugubris from Alameda County, California Photo by Travis Dimler Arboreal Salamander - Aneides lugubris Aneides lugubris from More

The Arboreal Salamander is a medium sized salamander attaining total lengths from 4-7 inches. They are generally a shade of brown above with a white or cream belly. Light yellow or white spotting is often seen covering their upper body. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Aneides
Species : lugubris
Authority : (Hallowell, 1849)