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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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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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joshualincoln

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April 30, 2016

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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tbrown10

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April 28, 2016 02:07 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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tbrown10

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April 28, 2016 01:54 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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tbrown10

Date

April 28, 2016 01:49 PM EDT

Description

Found under a rock in a mossy stream. Almost looks like an Eastern Red-backed

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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kylejones

Date

April 25, 2016 02:32 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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annagypsy

Date

April 9, 2016 11:46 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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tbrown10

Date

April 23, 2016 10:05 AM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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tobin

Date

April 23, 2016 10:03 AM EDT

Description

Found near stream under rock. Keeled tail! :)

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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wally_smith

Date

the past

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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shindinger

Date

April 22, 2016

Description

Found on a moss-covered rock in a small stream.

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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zaccota

Date

April 20, 2016 01:24 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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bluesarracenia

Date

April 17, 2016 12:56 PM CDT

Description

Think it's a dusky

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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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