P1120223 P1120226 P1120038
Photo © 116916927065934112165, 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.

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Spring Salamander - Photo (c) Todd Pierson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
mikeygraz's ID: Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus)
Posted by mikeygraz over 2 years 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 2 years ago (Flag)
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Spring Salamander - Photo (c) Todd Pierson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
muir's ID: Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus)
Posted by muir over 2 years 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 2 years ago (Flag)
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Spring Salamander - Photo (c) Todd Pierson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
muir's ID: Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus)
Spring Salamander - Photo (c) Todd Pierson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus)
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