Pacific Giant Salamanders

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Pacific Giant Salamanders
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Lissamphibia
Order:Caudata
Family:Dicamptodontidae
Genera

Dicamptodon

The Pacific Giant Salamanders (Dicamptodontidae) are a family of large salamanders.

The family includes only a single genus, Dicamptodon. Specimens are up to 30 cm (12 in) long, and are found in the Western USA. Except their size they are similar with the Mole Salamanders family (Ambystomatidae), in which they were originally included.

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