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Yellow-eyed Ensatina x Sierra Nevada Ensatina  (Ensatina eschscholtzii xanthoptica x Ensatina eschscholtzii platensis) intergrade/hybrid. | by Chad M. Lane
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Yellow-eyed Ensatina x Sierra Nevada Ensatina (Ensatina eschscholtzii xanthoptica x Ensatina eschscholtzii platensis) intergrade/hybrid.

Sierra Nevada Mountains, California.

 

They have a roughly 1400m long, and 300m width hybrid zone in this particular area, with true pure hybrid/intergrade being exceptionally rare.

 

 

 

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Taken on November 24, 2018