Northwest Salamanders

This is a list of salamanders found in Oregon and Washington (and two from Idaho).
Click on the links to see groups of photographs of the salamanders and their habitat.

Scientific Name Common Name
Ambystoma gracile Northwestern Salamander
Ambystoma macrodactylum columbianum Central Long-toed Salamander
Ambystoma macrodactylum macrodactylum Western Long-toed Salamander
Ambystoma macrodactylum sigillatum Southern Long-toed Salamander
Ambystoma mavortium melanostictum Blotched Tiger Salamander
Aneides ferreus Clouded Salamander
Aneides flavipunctatus flavipunctatus Speckled Black Salamander
Batrachoseps attenuatus California Slender Salamander
Batrachoseps wrightorum Oregon Slender Salamander
Dicamptodon aterrimus  (Idaho) Idaho Giant Salamander
Dicamptodon copei Cope's Giant Salamander
Dicamptodon tenebrosus Coastal Giant Salamander
Ensatina eschscholtzii oregonensis Oregon Ensatina
Ensatina eschscholtzii picta Painted Ensatina
Plethodon dunni Dunn's Salamander
Plethodon elongatus Del Norte Salamander
Plethodon idahoensis  (Idaho) Coeur d'Alene Salamander
Plethodon larselli Larch Mountain Salamander
Plethodon stormi Siskiyou Mountains Salamander
Plethodon vandykei Van Dyke's Salamander
Plethodon vehiculum Western Red-backed Salamander
Rhyacotriton cascadae Cascade Torrent Salamander
Rhyacotriton kezeri Columbia Torrent Salamander
Rhyacotriton olympicus Olympic Torrent Salamander
Rhyacotriton variegatus Southern Torrent Salamander
Taricha granulosa Rough-skinned Newt
Taricha granulosa mazamae
(This subspecies is no longer recognized by many herpetologists)
Crater Lake Rough-skinned Newt
(No photos available. Please send me one if you have one!)


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