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Photo Index of California Salamanders
These are pictures of California's indigenous salamanders along with some introduced species.

Click on a name link to go to the main page for more pictures and information about a particular salamander and its habitat.

Go to California Salamanders Overview to read a general description of the natural history of California's salamanders.
 
California Tiger Salamander
Ambystoma californiense

Northwestern Salamander
Ambystoma gracile
Santa Cruz Long-toed Salamander
Ambystoma macrodactylum croceum
Southern Long-toed Salamander
Ambystoma macrodactylum sigillatum
California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus Coastal Giant Salamander
Dicamptodon tenebrosus

Clouded Salamander
Aneides ferreus
Speckled Black Salamander
Aneides flavipunctatus flavipunctatus
Santa Cruz Black Salamander
Aneides flavipunctatus niger
Arboreal
Salamander

Aneides lugubris

Wandering
Salamander

Aneides vagrans
Greenhorn Mountains
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps altasierrae
California
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps attenuatus
Fairview
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps bramei
Inyo Mountains
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps campi
Hell Hollow
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps diabolicus

Gabilan Mountains
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps gavilanensis
San Gabriel Mountains
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps gabrieli

Gregarious
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps gregarius
San Simeon
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps incognitus
© Mario Garcia-Paris
Sequoia
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps kawia
Santa Lucia Mountains
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps luciae

Desert
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps major aridus
Garden
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps major major

Lesser
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps minor
Black-bellied
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps nigriventris
Channel Islands
Slender Salamander

Batrachoseps pacificus
Kings River Slender
Salamander

Batrachoseps regius

© Brad Alexander
Relictual Slender
Salamander

Batrachoseps relictus
Kern Plateau Slender Salamander
Batrachoseps robustus
Kern Canyon Slender Salamander
Batrachoseps simatus
Tehachapi Slender Salamander
Batrachoseps stebbinsi

Yellow-blotched Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii croceater
Monterey Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii eschscholtzii
Large-blotched Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii klauberi
Oregon Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii oregonensis x

Painted Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii picta
Sierra Nevada Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii platensis
Yellow-eyed Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii xanthoptica
Limestone Salamander
Hydromantes brunus

Mount Lyell Salamander
Hydromantes platycephalus
Shasta Salamander
Hydromantes shastae
Scott Bar Salamander
Plethodon asupak
Dunn's Salamander
Plethodon dunni

Del Norte Salamander
Plethodon elongatus
Siskiyou Mountains Salamander
Plethodon stormi
Southern Torrent Salamander
Rhyacotriton variegatus
Rough-skinned Newt
Taricha granulosa

 
Red-bellied Newt
Taricha rivularis
Sierra Newt
Taricha sierrae
(Taricha torosa sierrae - Sierra Newt)
Coast Range Newt
Taricha torosa
(Taricha torosa torosa - California Newt)
 
       

Alien Species

       
© Alan Barron  
Western Tiger Salamander
Ambystoma mavortium
(Alien Species)

Western Tiger Salamander
Ambystoma mavortium
(Alien Species)
Western Tiger Salamander
Ambystoma mavortium
(Alien Species)
 
       
       
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