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Slender salamander

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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Batrachoseps
Phylum  Chordata
Order  Salamander
Family  Plethodontidae
Higher classification  Lungless salamander
Rank  Genus
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Lower classifications  California slender salamander, Garden slender salamander, Black‑bellied slender salamander, Oregon slender salamander, Channel Islands slender s

California slender salamander batrachoseps attenuatus


Slender salamander is the name often given to Plethodontid (lungless) salamanders of the genus Batrachoseps. They are distinguished from other lungless salamanders by their four toes on each foot. Their range is from Oregon and California (USA) to northern Baja California (Mexico). Batracho-seps means "frog-lizard."

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California slender salamander batrachoseps attenuatus


Species

21 species are recognized in this genus:

Slender salamander California Salamanders Photo Index

The taxonomy of this genus is still uncertain. Some species may in fact be subspecies of others, and some subspecies may be distinct species of their own. Genetic analysis is in process.

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Slender salamander Channel Islands Slender Salamander Channel Islands National Park
Slender salamander Marc Staniszewski39s Slender Salamander Care Sheet
Slender salamander Marc Staniszewski39s Slender Salamander Care Sheet

References

Slender salamander Wikipedia


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