In addition to determining the lifespan of the cave salamanders
, the researchers found that this species becomes sexually mature at around age 16 and lays, on average, 35 eggs every 12.
The distribution and ecology of the cave salamander
, Eurycea lucifuga.
Helminth parasites of the cave salamander
, Eurycea lucifuga, from western Kentucky.
barbouri), mudpuppy, longtail salamander, cave salamander
, hellbender, red salamander, green salamander, ravine salamander, and northern dusky salamander.
In fact, an animal that can live just fine above ground--such as this cave salamander
(see photo)--might spend its whole life just inside a cave instead.
Another, Chiropterotriton chiropterus, is probably the most common cave salamander
in Central America.
Population fluctuation, dispersion, and diel activity of the cave salamander
, Eurycea lucifuga, in selected Tennessee and Kentucky caves.
New host records for endoparasites of the dark-sided salamander, Eurycea longicauda melanopleura and the cave salamander
, Eurycea lucifuga (Caudata: Plethodontidae), from two caves in Arkansas, USA.
In addition, research is being conducted on ground water quality, cave salamander
distribution, and bat genetics.