climbing salamander


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Noun1.climbing salamander - any of several North American salamanders adapted for climbing with well-developed limbs and long somewhat squared-off toes
salamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
Aneides, genus Aneides - climbing salamanders
Aneides lugubris, arboreal salamander - yellow-spotted brown salamander of California woodlands
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JACKSON'S CLIMBING SALAMANDER Bolitoglossa jacksoni, Guatemala
Many, such as the golden toad, Jackson's climbing salamander and the Hula painted frog, have not been since in decades.
In this region the Plethodontini include Aneides (climbing salamanders), Ensatina (ensatina), and Plethodon (woodland salamanders); and the Bolitoglossini include Batrachoseps (slender salamanders) and Hydromantes (web-toed salamanders) (Wake 1993; Jackman et al.