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Rhyacotriton variegatus, Southern Torrent Salamander
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Rhyacotriton variegatus
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University of California Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ 98409)

Image processing: Dr. Jessie Maisano
Publication Date: 05 Jan 2007

upper body | head only

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About the Species

This specimen was collected 5.6 miles east of Highway 1 on Branscomb Rb., Mendocino County, California by R. C. Stebbins on 26 April 1969. It was made available to The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. David Cannatella of The University of Texas and the Amphibian Tree of Life project (EF-0334952). Funding for scanning and image processing was provided by Dr. Cannatella's grant, and funding for additional image processing was provided by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe of The University of Texas at Austin.

About this Specimen

This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 27 November 2006 along the coronal axis for a total of 990 slices. Each 1024x1024 pixel slice is 0.0272 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.0272 mm and a field of reconstruction of 12.5 mm.

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Literature

Welsh, H. H. Jr., and A. J. Lind. 1996. Habitat correlates of the southern torrent salamander, Rhyacotriton variegatus (Caudata: Rhyacotritonidae), in northwestern California. Journal of Herpetology 30:385-398.

Links

Rhyacotriton variegatus page on AmphibiaWeb

R. variegatus page on the NatureServe Explorer

pictures of R. variegatus on CaliforniaHerps.com

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Rhyacotriton variegatus
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To cite this page: AmphibiaTree, 2007, "Rhyacotriton variegatus" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed November 23, 2014 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Rhyacotriton_variegatus/whole/.

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