Cascade torrent salamander

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Cascade torrent salamander
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R. cascadae
Binomial name
Rhyacotriton cascadae
Good & Wake, 1992

The Cascade torrent salamander (Rhyacotriton cascadae) is a species of salamander in the family Rhyacotritonidae. It is endemic to the United States.

Its natural habitats are temperate forests, rivers, and freshwater springs. It is threatened by habitat loss.These salamanders typically are found under rocks and fallen logs.

Sources[edit]

  • Hammerson, G. (2004). "Rhyacotriton cascadae". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T59435A11941314. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59435A11941314.en. Retrieved 20 December 2017.