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SIERRA NEVADA ENSATINA
Ensatina eschscholtzii platensis

Sierra Nevada Ensatina - Ensatina eschscholtzii platensis Ensatina eschscholtzii platensis  from  Fresno County, California
                                                                 Photo by Patrick H. Briggs

Sierra Nevada Ensatina - Ensatina eschscholtzii platensis Ensatina eschscholtzii platensis  from Fresno County, California
                                                                 Photo by Patrick H. Briggs



Distribution:  The Sierra Nevada Ensatina occurs in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California from the Kern River northward to Mt. Lassen at altitudes of 1,000 feet to 11,000 feet.

Legal Status:  This species has no protected status.



Sierra Nevada Ensatina - Ensatina eschscholtzii platensis Ensatina eschscholtzii platensis  from Fresno County, California
                                                                 Photo by Patrick H. Briggs

Sierra Nevada Ensatina - Ensatina eschscholtzii platensis Ensatina eschscholtzii platensis  from  El Dorado Co., California
                                                                     Photo by Gerold Merker





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