P1120223 P1120226 P1120038
Photo © Matt Muir, some rights reserved
Dolly Sods Wilderness, Monongahela National Forest, WV (Google, OSM)
38.9959275824, -79.3433092442
Accuracy: 38m
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Description

Under a rock in flowing stream. Two individuals found.

Jul. 29, 2012 10:59:16 -0400
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Spring Salamander - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
mikeygraz's ID: Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus)
Posted by mikeygraz over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Definitely not N. maculosus - that's G. porphyriticus. Pretty common in WV, including Dolly Sods.

Posted by mikeygraz over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Spring Salamander - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
muir's ID: Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus)
Posted by muir over 1 year ago (Flag)
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I think this is the second time I've confused a mud puppy for a spring salamander. Thanks mikeygraz.

Posted by muir over 1 year ago (Flag)
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Spring Salamander - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
muir's ID: Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus)
Spring Salamander - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Community ID: Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus)
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