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  • Scientific Names
    • 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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tortuga_rapido

Date

August 16, 2014

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Northern Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

August 29, 2014

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Description

Around an undeground spring we found a good number of these. None of them were larger than this one specimen. I may have two different individuals in these photos. Chose to keep the precise location hidden to protect the species.

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tortuga_rapido

Date

July 21, 2014

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

wallyjenkins

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

under bark at brook edge

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

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tortuga_rapido

Date

July 1, 2014

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tortuga_rapido

Date

June 27, 2014

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

June 23, 2014

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

June 20, 2014

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tortuga_rapido

Date

June 19, 2014

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

June 16, 2014

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

June 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

pat_lorch

Date

June 9, 2014 11:39 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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Conservation Summary

Source: Draft IUCN/SSC, 2013.1