Photo 1092388, (c) Danté Fenolio, all rights reserved

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What

West Virginia Spring Salamander Gyrinophilus subterraneus

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anothca

Date

October 8, 2008

Description

Three shots include: (1) a younger larvae, (2) a larvae at metamorphosis, and (3) a metamorphosed adult. Metamorphosed adults are relatively uncommon in the population. The cave is managed by the Nature Conservancy and these images were taken during a survey of the salamander population. The species is so far recognized as a single site endemic.

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