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Mount Lyell Salamander (Hydromantes platycephalus)

Created: August 5th, 2019 - 02:47 PM
Last Modified: October 15th, 2019 - 11:27 AM
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Record 324268
Country:
United States
State:
California
County:
Mono County
Time:
2019-08-03 05:13:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Adult
Sex:
--
Method:
Visual encounter
Habitat:
Base of non-granitic cliff, just above snow melt
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
50.00F
Ground Temperature:
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Humidity:
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Sky Conditions:
Clear
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
9156.82ft
Barometric Pressure:
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Notes

Site was quite dry compared to the adjacent falls. No salamanders were found surface active at the waterfalls. Potentially, the spray zone was too limited at this time or salamanders were in in-accessible spots.

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