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    • Desmognathus auriculatus
    • Desmognathus fuscus auriculatus
    • Salamandra auriculata
  • English
    • Southern Dusky Salamander

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Southern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus auriculatus

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sandboa

Date

November 2, 1994 12:00 AM CST

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Southern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus auriculatus

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jacobogre

Date

April 1, 2016 06:49 PM EDT

Description

Although this record seems to be just out-of-range, I've never found a northern dusky in a swamp like this (only in or adjacent to clear streams/springs)...added a panorama of the swamp 02 Apr 2016.

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Southern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus auriculatus

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dneuharth

Date

December 20, 2015 04:12 PM CST

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Square

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Southern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus auriculatus

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connor22

Date

January 24, 2016 12:53 PM CST

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

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Southern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus auriculatus

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scottwahlberg

Date

June 15, 2012

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Description

Found in spring fed stream in a high quality American Beech/southern Magnolia slope forest.

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Square

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Southern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus auriculatus

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scottwahlberg

Date

January 19, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

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Southern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus auriculatus

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scottwahlberg

Date

August 12, 2011

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Square

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Southern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus auriculatus

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hydaticus

Date

December 24, 2015

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Southern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus auriculatus

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ashleytubbs

Date

November 30, 2015 10:44 AM CST

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Description

location private. Not sure on the most up to date name for these guys here in TX?

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Southern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus auriculatus

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connor22

Date

August 12, 2015 08:00 PM CDT

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Square

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Southern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus auriculatus

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hydaticus

Date

December 25, 2014

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Square

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Southern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus auriculatus

Observer

scottwahlberg

Date

May 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Dusky salamander from a spring fed creek in a high quality American Beech/southern Magnolia slope forest.

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Description from Wikipedia

The southern dusky salamander (Desmognathus auriculatus) is a species of salamander native to the coastal regions of the southeastern United States, from Virginia to Texas. Older sources often refer to it as the eared triton.

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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