Distribution Maps of Amphibians in the Sierra Nevada
Entry ID: CA_ICE_AQUADIV_distributionmapsamphibians

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Summary
Abstract: There are 32 amphibian taxa currently found in the Sierra Nevada region of
California. Thirty of these taxa are native species or subspecies; nine are
frogs and toads and twenty-one are salamanders. The bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana)
is non-native and the tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) is of unknown
origin and may have been introduced to reservoirs in the Owens Valley as fish
bait. The ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.51   S: 32.02   E: -113.61   W: -124.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Mark Jennings, California Academy of Science
Dataset Title: Distribution Maps of Amphibians in the Sierra Nevada
Dataset Release Date: 1996
Dataset Release Place: Davis, California
Dataset Publisher: University of California
Online Resource: http://ice.ucdavis.edu/aquadiv/amphib/amphib.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1850-01-01
Stop Date: 1995-01-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality The accuracy for each amphibian taxon range varies, depending on the number of
records available.

The range maps were created using current and historical information from
verified sightings and museum records.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Information Center for the Environment , Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://ice.ucdavis.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MARK R. JENNINGS
Contact Address:
Rana Resources
39913 Sharon Avenue
City: Davis
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 95616-9456
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact Address:
Rana Resources
39913 Sharon Avenue
City: Davis
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 95616-9456
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Mark Jennings, Final report to Congress, vol II, Assessments and scientific
basis for management options, California, California Academy of Sciences, pp.
921-944.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-08-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-04-03
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