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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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What

Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

brettbutler

Date

July 15, 2016 04:56 PM EDT

Description

Found under rocks alongside stream on top of Crabtree Falls, VA.

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

eraskin

Date

June 28, 2016 11:57 AM EDT

Description

ID by M. Squires

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Date

July 14, 2016 10:56 AM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

datnatureguy

Date

July 22, 2014 02:39 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

July 5, 2016 09:37 AM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

silver17554

Date

July 2, 2016 02:47 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

silver17554

Date

July 2, 2016 01:14 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

kmrogers

Date

June 21, 2016 01:08 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

kmrogers

Date

June 21, 2016 01:11 PM EDT

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

kevin0226

Date

May 21, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

June 27, 2016

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Dusky Salamander Desmognathus fuscus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

June 27, 2016
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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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