dusky salamander


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common North American salamander mottled with dull brown or greyish-black

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Population cycles and activity patterns of the dusky salamander, Desmognathus fuscus fuscus.
I did not encounter the hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis), red salamander (Pseudotriton ruber), green salamander (Aneides aeneus), northern dusky salamander (Desmognathus fuscus) and the ravine salamander-complex.
barbouri), mudpuppy, longtail salamander, cave salamander, hellbender, red salamander, green salamander, ravine salamander, and northern dusky salamander.
In the larger data set, rare salamanders include the western lesser siren, marbled salamander (Ambystoma opacum), Jefferson salamanders, four-toed salamander, streamside salamander, mudpuppy, longtail salamanders, red salamander, hellbender, green salamander, ravine salamander-complex, and northern dusky salamander.
The purpose of this study was twofold: 1) to characterize the diet of seepage-dwelling populations of the Dusky salamander from the eastern Highland Rim of middle Tennessee, and 2) to examine seasonal variation regarding use of aquatic and terrestrial food resources.
Annual energetics in a Georgia population of the dusky salamander (Desmognathus fuscus fuscus).
The foraging strategy of the dusky salamander, Desmognathus fuscus (Amphibia, Urodela, Plethodontidae): an empirical approach to predation theory.
Desmognathus fuscus consumed a variety of aquatic prey, which included both neustonic and benthic organisms, indicating that dusky salamanders were able to capture prey from various aquatic zones.
Sites (1978) reported that the diet of dusky salamanders from the western Highland Rim varied seasonally and that aquatic prey formed a relatively small proportion of the diet.
This project not only increases the acreage of protected areas, but will directly ensure the protection of wild leek colonies, a plant which is officially listed as vulnerable in Quebec, and populations of pickerel frogs, spring salamanders and northern dusky salamanders.
Using artificial habitats (mesh bags filled with leaves and rocks and submerged in streams) to tempt the slippery amphibians into joining the count, Woody and his partners usually collect six or seven specimens, often of a type called dusky salamanders.
1995) who reported this parasite in eight of 41 (20%) Ouachita dusky salamanders, Desmognathus brimleyorum from Arkansas.