Aneides klamathensis Reilly and Wake, 2019

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Plethodontidae > Subfamily: Plethodontinae > Genus: Aneides > Species: Aneides klamathensis

Aneides klamathensis Reilly and Wake, 2019, PeerJ, 7(e:7370): 9. Holotype: MVZ291759, by original designation. Type locality: "1 km east of Klamath, Del Norte County, California (coordinates 41.52213 N, 123.99712 W; error 9 m; elevation 20 m)".

English Names

Klamath Black Salamander (original publication). 


Southeast-central Humboldt County and south-central Trinity County north through Del Norte County and western Siskiyou County, California, to southern Josephine and Jackson Counties of Oregon, USA. 


In the Aneides flavipunctatus complex and recognized as an unnamed species by Rissler and Apodaca, 2007, Syst. Biol., 56: 924–942; subsequently named by Reilly and Wake, 2019, PeerJ, 7(e:7370): 1–36, who studied the contact zone with Aneides flavipunctatus in southern Humboldt County, California, USA, and revised the entire complex. See comment under Aneides flavipunctatus for access to relevant taxonomic literature.  

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