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    • Desmognathus fuscus
    • Desmognathus fuscus fuscus
    • Desmognathus phoca
    • Salamandra fusca
  • English
    • Dusky Salamander
    • Northern Dusky Salamander
  • French
    • salamandre sombre du nord

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Recent observations

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What

Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Date

October 13, 2014

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What

Northern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Date

October 17, 2014

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What

Northern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Date

October 17, 2014

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What

Northern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Date

October 17, 2014

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Date

October 8, 2014

Description

I found this in a small pool with a much larger and darker Desmognathus Fuscus. I have finally decided that this is a young Desmognathus Fuscus and looking for some verification from others. These being the best pictures I could get, having been hovering over water, they will have to do. It clearly has larger back legs from one of the pictures.

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What

Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Date

September 28, 2014 08:27 AM EDT

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What

Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

jjose

Date

July 7, 2014

Description

Under cover object in small ephemeral stream.

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

pete_woods

Date

September 30, 2014 10:30 AM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

csavy

Date

October 1, 2014

Description

Moving about on large rocks on edge of creek.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

csavy

Date

October 2, 2014

Description

Forest floor about 10m from large creek

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

ttadevosyan

Date

September 7, 2014

Place

Wittingham Wildlife Manajement Area NJ (Google, OSM)

Description

Under rock

Photos / Sounds

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What

Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

pete_woods

Date

May 12, 2014 01:17 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Desmognathus fuscus is an amphibian in the lungless salamander family. The species is commonly called the dusky salamander or northern dusky salamander to distinguish it from populations in the southern United States which form a separate species, the southern dusky salamander (D. auriculatus). It can be found in eastern North America from extreme eastern Canada in New Brunswick south into the panhandle of Florida and west to Louisiana. The size of the species' total population is...

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Conservation Summary

Source: Draft IUCN/SSC, 2013.1