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Limestone Salamander (Hydromantes brunus)

Created: January 6th, 2019 - 05:04 PM
Last Modified: January 2nd, 2020 - 12:55 PM
Entered by: Patrick Walker
Record 313704
Country:
United States
State:
California
County:
Mariposa County
Time:
2019-01-05 17:56:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Adult
Sex:
--
Method:
Visual encounter
Habitat:
East facing mossy rock face
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
48.00F
Ground Temperature:
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Humidity:
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Sky Conditions:
Overcast
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
1171.26ft
Barometric Pressure:
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Notes

Found climbing rocky slope, almost completely vertical. Left in-situ, not handled. Recent rains, about an inch for the day. Individual spotted by eye shine from about 20 ft away. On lightly-mossy southeast facing rock slope. Individual about 30-40 feet above streambed. Two juvenile arboreal salamanders very nearby. Note webbed feet.

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