Florida Keys Hemidactylus ID

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Florida Keys Hemidactylus ID

Post by Mike VanValen » July 3rd, 2015, 1:43 pm

sent to me for ID.

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Re: Florida Keys Hemidactylium ID

Post by Sam Sweet » July 3rd, 2015, 3:59 pm

Dang weird looking salamanders, might be Hemidactylus.

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Re: Florida Keys Hemidactylus ID

Post by Mike VanValen » July 3rd, 2015, 4:04 pm

Sam Sweet wrote:Dang weird looking salamanders, might be Hemidactylus.
:lol: thank you for catching that! Damn Florida four-toed salamanders!

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Re: Florida Keys Hemidactylus ID

Post by umop apisdn » July 3rd, 2015, 4:45 pm

First two are H. mabouia, last is H. garnotii.

Edit: stupid iPhone, thought it was certainly garnotii at first glance. Hard to tell after zooming, but still leaning garnotii.

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Re: Florida Keys Hemidactylus ID

Post by soulsurvivor » July 3rd, 2015, 5:40 pm

I felt certain the last is garnotii. Was leaning towards mabouia on the first two, as umop stated, but I only feel sure about the last one.

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Re: Florida Keys Hemidactylus ID

Post by BillMcGighan » July 4th, 2015, 11:23 am

First two are H. mabouia, last is H. garnotii.
3rd the motion.
Last one seems to have the lights spots you see on H. garnottii often.

Just as a reminder, this was a nice post of our Jake Scott in 2012.

http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/vie ... =2&t=12818

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Re: Florida Keys Hemidactylus ID

Post by Noah M » July 6th, 2015, 7:00 am

What the others have said. I'm 100% confident on the mabouia, and I trust the judgement of the others on the garnotti.

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