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(Currently subspecies of Batrachoseps major.)
Batrachoseps aridus
Desert Slender Salamander
Subgenus: Batrachoseps
family: Plethodontidae
subfamily: Hemidactyliinae
Taxonomic Notes: Wake and Jockusch (2000 Biol Plethodontid Salamanders) & Jockusch and Wake (2002, Biol J Linn Soc) treated B. aridus as a subspecies of Batrachoseps major. Because of its status as an Endangered Species, AmphibiaWeb recognizes it as a full species. The taxon is under continued study (Martinez-Solano et al. 2012 Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63: 131–149).

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Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: United States

U.S. state distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: California

 

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From Laura Blackburn, Priya Nanjappa, and Michael J. Lannoo (2001) US Amphibian Dist. Maps (http://home.bsu.edu/home/00mjlannoo/)



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