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Noun1.Batrachoseps - slender salamandersBatrachoseps - slender salamanders      
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
family Plethodontidae, Plethodontidae - small mostly terrestrial New World salamanders having neither lungs nor gills as adults
slender salamander, worm salamander - any of several small slim salamanders of the Pacific coast of the United States
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We used multi-scale models to estimate occupancy and abundance of Oregon Slender (Batrachoseps wrighti) and Ensatina (Ensatina eschscholtzii) Salamanders, 2 terrestrial, forest-associated salamanders, to harvest practices in the western Oregon Cascades.
lugubris; Anderson, 1960), California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus; Anderson, 1960), Allegheny mountain dusky salamander (Desmogriathus ochrophaeus; Martof and Rose, 1963), long-nosed salamander (Bolitoglossa rostrata-, Houck, 1977), and red-backed salamander (Fraser, 1980).
The first and only insular Pleistocene-age salamander (Batrachoseps) from the Channel Islands was recovered in association with a late Pleistocene pygmy mammoth (Mammuthus exilis; 12,840 [+ or -] 140 yr B.P., CAMS-24429, AMS analysis; Agenbroad 1998, 2002; Mead et al.
However, approximately three times more California slender salamanders (Batrachoseps attenuatus) were found in blue gum vegetation than in native forests (Rejmánek and Richardson 2011).
In 1909, he published a relatively short paper (for the standards of that epoch) in which he demonstrated, through careful examination of meiotic cells (auxocytes, as he called them) of urodelans (Batrachoseps, a plethodontid salamander), that homologous chromosomes pair, and pairs of chromatids can break at corresponding points along their length and physically exchange chromosomal material producing X-like igures that he dubbed "chiasmata"; he derived a model called the chiasmatype theory (chiasmatypie, in French) (Janssens 1909).
Composition and structure of helminth communities of the salamanders, Aneides lugubris, Batrachoseps nigriventris, Ensatina eschscholtzii (Plethodontidae), and Taricha torosa (Salamandridae) from California.
The preserve system would provide for the long-term biological needs of 30 species, including the endangered peninsular bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis), desert slender salamander (Batrachoseps aridus), least Bell's vireo (Vireo bellii pusillus), southwestern arroyo toad (Bufo microscaphus californicus), and other listed and sensitive plants and animals.
In this study, I examined the causal basis of geographic variation in number of trunk vertebrae in slender salamanders, Batrachoseps, a large clade of plethodontid salamanders endemic to the West Coast of North America.
New Species of Slender salamanders, Batrachoseps (Amphibia:Plethodontidae), from the Sierra Nevada of California.
Batrachoseps relictus (Relictual Slender Salamanders) were reported on a beach in California (Moss Landing, Monterey County) under driftwood near the tide line (Licht and others 1975; B Bury, pers.
Mites and Collembola are consumed regularly by Batrachoseps attenuatus (Adams, 1968), Eurycea longicauda (Anderson and Martino, 1967), Plethodon cinereus, Desmognathus fuscus, E.
Conservation assessment for the Oregon Slender Salamander (Batrachoseps wrighti).