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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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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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djm

Date

September 24, 2016 10:02 AM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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lucareptile

Date

September 24, 2016 02:38 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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naturalistnat

Date

September 23, 2016 03:15 PM EDT

Description

Tail keeled/laterally compressed, body stockier, light stripe from eye to jaw present...several individuals observed

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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zaccota

Date

September 21, 2016 11:46 AM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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alexandra21

Date

September 20, 2016 04:39 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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kmrogers

Date

September 19, 2016 08:04 AM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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catherine-edl

Date

September 20, 2016 04:34 PM EDT

Place

Ohio, US (Google, OSM)

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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bluesarracenia

Date

September 17, 2016 06:37 PM CDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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lucareptile

Date

September 2, 2016 11:04 AM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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justcarlino

Date

September 8, 2016 12:38 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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justcarlino

Date

September 8, 2016 12:37 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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amy36

Date

September 2, 2016 10:00 AM 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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