I came across two individuals of this species at a walled spring while conducting a night survey after a rain showers had moved through the area.
Found in Red River Gorge area, Kentucky.
Found in Red River Gorge area, Kentucky. Under a rock in the stream.
Northern Dusky. It has a keeled tail.
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...