Specimen Information

Ambystoma gracile
Ambystoma gracile
(Northwestern Salamander)
Amphibians-Salamanders
Native Transplant

Specimen ID879867
GroupAmphibians-Salamanders
GenusAmbystoma
Speciesgracile
Common NameNorthwestern Salamander
StateCA
CountySan Diego
LocalityThe Home Depot on Carmel Mountain Rd in San Diego
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Diego
HUC8 Number18070304
HUC10 NamePoway Creek
HUC10 Number1807030404
HUC12 NameLos Penasquitos Creek
HUC12 Number180703040402
Map
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Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on plants
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28033
Author:Rochford, M.R., J.M. Lemm, K.L. Krysko, L.A. Somma, R.W. Hansen, and F.J. Mazzotti.
Date:2015
Title:Spreading holiday spirit and northwestern salamanders, Ambystoma gracile (Baird 1859) (Caudata: Ambystomatidae), Across the USA.
Journal:IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians
Volume:22
Issue:3
Pages:126-127
Comments"found in Christmas trees at The Home Depot and given to nearby pet store"
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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