slender salamander


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Noun1.slender salamander - any of several small slim salamanders of the Pacific coast of the United States
salamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
Batrachoseps, genus Batrachoseps - slender salamanders
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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).
Northern and southern clades were identified in Dicamptodon tenebrosus (Coastal Giant Salamander) separated by the Columbia River (Steele and Storfer 2006); the river also seems to have prevented significant migration of Batrachoseps wrighti (Oregon Slender Salamander; Miller and others 2005) and Dicamptodon copei (Cope's Giant Salamander; Steele and Storfer 2007).
The Slender Salamander Estate in San Francisco is simply a board of wood thrown on the ground under which the creatures live; the estate for the grass snake in Utrecht is a large compost pile.
Aneides ferreus/vagrans -- -- 1 Batrachoseps gregarius, gregarious slender salamander x -- -- B.