Taricha sierrae Sierra Newt
This species was formerly recognized as a subspecies of Taricha torosa. Kuchta elevated it to a full species in 2007.
near Pine Flat Reservoir, Fresno County, CaliforniaApril 13, 2003
Sierra Newt (Taricha sierrae)
This very bright individual was very uncooperative for my camera. Would sitting still for half a second be too much to ask? Apparently so.
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