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Batrachoseps gabrieli (San Gabriel Mountains Slender Salamander)

Wikipedia Abstract

The San Gabriel slender salamander (Batrachoseps gabrieli) is a species of salamander. It has a worm-like body, a large head and large limbs, and an elongate cylindrical tail of less than 1.5 times its body length. An adult salamander is between 3 and 5 cm long. It has a black dorsum with white, coppery, and orange blotches, and an immaculate black venter. It may have red spots on tail. B. gabrieli is similar to the related species B. pacificus and B. nigriventis.
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Adult Length [1]  4.331 inches (11 cm)
Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Female Maturity [1]  3 years 6 months
Male Maturity [1]  3 years 6 months

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cucamonga Wilderness Area   California, United States  
Sheep Mountain Wilderness Area   California, United States  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States Yes

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External References

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0