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Table 4 - Extant Amphibian Weights (Continued)
 
 
 
 
 
Amphibians Ref. No. of Amphibian Adult Weights and Sizes Adult Ave. Ave. of  Total Wt.
No. Species from References Wt. Used Adult Ave. Males +
from  Wt. Used Females
Ref. (oz) (oz) (oz)
Caudata 1 619 1.27 1575
-3 Less: Caudata species listed separately
22 Eastern Newt 2 2.76 to 4.88 in 0.25 e
22 Red-bellied Newt 3 5 5/8 to 7 5/8 in 1.25 e
California newt 4 5 to 8 in 1.40 e
13 Peninsula newt 5 7 to 12.4 cm 0.25 e
14 Rough-skinned Newt 6 to almost 8 in TL 1.00 e
Fuding fire belly newt 7 usually less than 3.9 in in TL 0.15 e
17 Striped newt 8 5.4 to 10.5 cm 0.16 e
Alpine salamander 9 3.5 to 5.5 in 0.35 e
Blue-spotted salamander 10 8 and 14 cm 0.30 e
23 Four-toed Salamander 11 2 to 4 in 0.15 e
11 Cave salamander 12 4 to 6 in 0.50 e
17 Spotted salamander  13 to 0.5 oz  6 to 9 in 0.38
36 Spotted salamander  14 0.45 oz  5.91 to 9.84 in
15 Black alpine salamander 15 about 15 g  to 15 cm 0.53
15 Axolotl 16 2 oz to 7 oz 4.50
Axolotl 17 9 in common 12 in rare
Alabama waterdog 18 5.9 to 8.7 in 2.20 e
11 Ensatina salamenders 19 3.8 to 8 cm 0.10 e
Mountain stream salamander 20 to about 115 mm long 0.17 e
17 Tiger Salamander 21 4 to 8 oz  6.00
Tiger Salamander 22 6 to 14 in
7 Blotched tiger salamander 23 to 14 in 6.80 e
16 Blotched-arboreal Salamander 24 to 13 in TL 5.50 e
15 Arboreal salamander 25 to 7 in 0.60 e
9 Spotted salamander 26 7 in 1.90 e
12 Northern two-lined salamander 27 to 12 cm 0.20 e
Long-toed salamander 28 to 0.26 oz  to 5.5 in 0.20 e
Reticulated flatwoods salamander 29 5.2 in 0.60 e
frosted flatwoods salamander 30 9 to 13.5  cm TL 0.30 e
19 Small-mouthed Salamander  31 to over 15 cm 0.30 e
16 Northwestern salamander (terrestrial) 32 to 9 3/4 in TL 2.20 e
12 Long-toed salamander 33 to almost 10 in TL 2.40 e
15 Columbia Torrent salamander 34 to 6 in plus TL 0.35 e
12 Larch Mountain Salamander 35 to 4 in TL 0.15 e
13 Del Norte Salamander 36 to 6 in TL 0.35 e
13 Green Salamander 37 5 in 0.5 e
Cryptobranchidae (family) 38 3 560.69 3364
31     Japanese giant salamander 39 1.5 to 35 kg  60 to 70 cm 643.68
    Chinese giant salamander 40 55 to 66 lb ave.  3.77 ft ave. 968.00
   Hellbender salamander 41 3.3 to 5.5 lb   12 to 29 in 70.40
Gymnophiona 42 186 3.33 1238
25 Mexican burrowing caecilian 43 17.7 to 21.7 in 5.91 e
Mexican burrowing caecilian 44 12 to 20 in
Caecilia thompsoni 45 to 2.2 lb  to 5 ft 26.40
21 Idiocranium russeli  46 f 16 to 33 mm m 15 to 29 mm 0.01 e
17 Sagalla caecilian 47 to 30 cm  to 0.6 cm body dia. 0.22 g
Elongated caecilian 48 11 to 12 in TL width 0.31 in 0.47 g
Billiton Island caecilian 49 5.3 in TL 0.13 e
Angular caecilian 50 10.2 in TL width 0.39 in 0.67 g
Long Bloee caecilian 51 8.0 to 11.2 in TL 0.67 e
Ceylon caecilian 52 9.1 to 15.7 in 1.12 e
Khumhzi striped ichthyophis 53 to larger than 16 in 1.08 e
Ringed caecilian 54 11.317.7 in TL 2.18 e
Dermophis glandulosus 55 to 15.9 in TL 1.07 e
28 caecilians 56 about 1 ft for most   7 in to 4.5 ft
Total Species 6771 Subtotal for this page only    6177
Total Wt. of Male and Female Couples  (oz)   21176
Total Wt. of Male and Female Couples  (lb)   1323
50 % Total Wt. of Male and Female Couples  (lb)   662
Ave. Wt./Amphibian  (lb)   0.10
Say 0.11
1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_amphibians#Order_Caudata:_Salamanders
2 http://www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Notophthalmus_viridescens/
3 http://www.enature.com/fieldguides/detail.asp?recnum=AR0049
4 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_new
5 http://jacksonvillezoo.org/listingDetails.aspx?listingID=7022&pageID=15577
6 http://www.dfw.state.or.us/species/amphibians/
7 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuding_fire_belly_newt
8 http://jacksonvillezoo.org/listingDetails.aspx?listingID=7023&pageID=15577
9 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpine_salamander
10 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue-spotted_salamander
11 http://www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Hemidactylium_scutatum/
12 http://cincinnatizoo.org/blog/animals/cave-salamander/
13 http://cincinnatizoo.org/blog/animals/spotted-salamander/
14 http://www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Ambystoma_maculatum/
15 http://www.wildanimalsonline.com/amphibians/blackalpinesalamander.php
16 http://a-z-animals.com/animals/axolotl/
17 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axolotl
18 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alabama_waterdog
19 http://www.burkemuseum.org/blog/ensatina-salamander
20 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_stream_salamander
21 http://a-z-animals.com/animals/tiger-salamander/
22 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_salamander
23 http://louisvillezoo.org/animalsandplants/salamander-tiger/
24 http://www.dfw.state.or.us/species/amphibians/
25 http://www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Wildlife-Library/Amphibians-Reptiles-and-Fish/Arboreal-Salamander.aspx
26 http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/amphibians/spotted-salamander/
27 http://www.ontarionature.org/protect/species/reptiles_and_amphibians/northern_two-lined_salamander.php
28 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-toed_salamander
29 http://myfwc.com/media/2211313/Reticulated-Flatwoods-Salamander.pdf
30 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frosted_flatwoods_salamander
31 http://www.ontarionature.org/protect/species/reptiles_and_amphibians/small-mouthed_salamander.php
32 http://www.californiaherps.com/salamanders/pages/a.gracile.html
33 http://www.dfw.state.or.us/species/amphibians/
34 http://www.dfw.state.or.us/species/amphibians/
35 http://www.dfw.state.or.us/species/amphibians/
36 http://www.dfw.state.or.us/species/amphibians/
37 http://www.movingplanets.com/world/animals/green-salamander/
38 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_salamander
39 http://amphibiaweb.org/cgi/amphib_query?where-genus=Andrias&where-species=japonicus
40 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_giant_salamander
41 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hellbender
42 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_amphibians#Order_Gymnophiona:_Caecilian
43 http://jacksonvillezoo.org/listingDetails.aspx?listingID=7004&pageID=15577
44 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_burrowing_caecilian
45 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caecilia_thompsoni
46 http://www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Wildlife-Library/Amphibians-Reptiles-and-Fish/Southern-Cricket-Frog.aspx
47 http://www.arkive.org/sagalla-caecilian/boulengerula-niedeni/
48 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elongated_caecilian
49 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billiton_Island_caecilian
50 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichthyophis_biangularis
51 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Bloee_caecilian
52 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichthyophis_glutinosus
53 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ichthyophis_khumhzi
54 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siphonops_annulatus
55 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dermophis_glandulosus
56 http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/caecilian.aspx
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