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Old 6th January 2010   #8 (permalink)
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Default Re: Batrachoseps what?

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Originally Posted by bewilderbeast View Post
Also... what you found were not Ensatina eschsholtzii eschscholtzii because the location is all wrong. Humboldt has an integrade between E. picta and E. oregonensis. Like the B attenuatus they are extremely variable in color from individual to individual.

I suggest Robert Stebbins' "Peterson guide to reptiles and amphibians of the western US"... sleep with it under your pillow...

here is a map I illustrated of ensatina distribution... no integrades though...
Cool...I'll check that book out.

You are correct. I made a mistake with the E.e. escholtzii. Eitgher way they were beautiful.
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