Globally vulnerable (VU) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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    • Eurycea junaluska
  • English
    • Junaluska Salamander

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What

Junaluska Salamander Eurycea junaluska

Observer

mikeygraz

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in Little River - could be confused with E. wilderae, however this individual was found under cobble at the edge of Little River and had an SVL of ~40 mm, which would further add to it's identity of E. junaluska

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Description from Wikipedia

The Junaluska salamander (Eurycea junaluska) was first described by David M. Sever, who found the species in the range from the Cheoah River, Santeetlah Creek, and Tululah Creek in Graham County of North Carolina. Adults of this species can be found near large, rocky streams and on rainy nights on roads in the areas specified. The salamander is characterized by brownish-yellow coloration with a series of small dots along the body and a robust build compared...

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Conservation Summary

  • Globally
    vulnerable (VU) (Source: IUCN Red List)
    vulnerable (G3) (Source: NatureServe)
    Vulnerable. Small range in North Carolina and Tennessee; extant in 17 streams; populations probably stable in Tennessee; rare in North Carolina; not currently very threatened but potential threats still exist.
Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.