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Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortes$
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L. Grismer

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780520224179

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520224179.001.0001

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(p.54) (p.55) 1 Salamanders
Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, Including Its Pacific Islands and the Islands in the Sea of Cortes

L. Lee Grismer

University of California Press

The Plethodontidae are the world's largest group of salamanders, consisting of approximately 27 genera and 320 species. The salamander fauna of Baja California contains three genera: Aneides, Batrachoseps, and Ensatina. This chapter discusses the identification, distribution, taxonomy, natural history, and geographic variation of four major species of salamanders in Baja California: Aneides lugubris (Arboreal Salamander), Batrachoseps major (Garden Slender Salamander), Ensatina eschscholtzii (Monterey Ensantina), and Ensatina klauberi (Large-Blotched Ensantina).

Keywords:   Plethodontidae, salamanders, Aneides lugubris, Arboreal Salamander, Batrachoseps major, Garden Slender Salamander, Ensatina eschscholtzii, Monterey Ensantina, Ensatina klauberi, Large-Blotched Ensantina

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