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Oviposition site of the southern torrent salamander (Rhyacotriton variegatus) in northwestern CaliforniaAuthor(s): Nancy E. Karraker; Lisa M. Ollivier; Garth R. Hodgson
Source: Northwestern Naturalist, Vol. 86: 34-36
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionOviposition sites and reproductive ecology of the southern-torrent salamander (Rhyacotriton variegatus) remain poorly documented. This species oviposits in cryptic locations making the detection of eggs difficult. Here we describe the discovery of 1 clutch of eggs of R. variegatus from northern California, which further expands our knowledge of their reproductive ecology.
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CitationKarraker, Nancy E.; Ollivier, Lisa M.; Hodgson, Garth R. 2005. Oviposition site of the southern torrent salamander (Rhyacotriton variegatus) in northwestern California. Northwestern Naturalist, Vol. 86: 34-36
Keywordssouthern torrent salamander, Rhyacotriton variegatus, reproduction, clutch size, oviposition, communal oviposition, California
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