dusky salamander

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Noun1.dusky salamander - common North American salamander mottled with dull brown or greyish-black
salamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
Desmograthus, genus Desmograthus - an amphibian genus of Plethodontidae
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lugubris; Anderson, 1960), California slender salamander (Batrachoseps attenuatus; Anderson, 1960), Allegheny mountain dusky salamander (Desmogriathus ochrophaeus; Martof and Rose, 1963), long-nosed salamander (Bolitoglossa rostrata-, Houck, 1977), and red-backed salamander (Fraser, 1980).
Nussbaum (1969) added that this longitudinal ringed arrangement was strikingly similar to that in hatchlings of the Northern Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus fuscus) and the Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander (D.
For example, Orser and Shure (1975) reported that mark-recapture surveys of the dusky salamander Desmognathus fuscus in a spring-fed stream in Georgia yielded higher estimates of size of populations when conducted at night than when surveys were conducted during daylight hours.
Redmond (1980) reported on the decline of local populations of Desmognathus welteri Barbour (Black Mountain dusky salamander) in Tennessee, suggesting that the species' distributional pattern may have been altered by fishermen.
serratus), and Ouachita dusky salamander (Desmognathus brimleyorum) from the surrounding states of Arkansas and Oklahoma (Winter et al.
blairi), hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis), red salamander (Pseudotriton ruber), green salamander (Aneides aeneus), and northern dusky salamander (Desmognathus fuscus), were not found.
Mountain Dusky Salamander--Though similar in color to the northern dusky salamander, the mountain dusky has a round tail.
My daughter, Maya, 8, turned over a rock and found a dusky salamander with her eggs.
Additional salamander species collected included the eastern newt, Notophthalmus viridescens the lesser siren, Siren intermedia, the spotted salamander, Ambystoma maculatum, the two-lined salamander, Eurycea cirrigera, the mud salamander, Pseudotriton montanus, the four-toed Hem salamander, Hemidactylium scutatum, and the southern dusky salamander; Desmognathus auriculatus.
The Allegheny salamander is called the mountain dusky salamander, Desmognathus ochrophaeus body length ranges from 70 mm to 100 mm.
We test some of the assumptions and predictions of our model with an experimental study of the mountain dusky salamander, Desmognathus ochrophaeus.