dusky salamander


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

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Means and Travis (2007) postulated rooting by wild pigs was at least partially responsible for the extirpation of the southern dusky salamander (D.
7 56 26 89 Unknown 0 8 1 9 Total 14 204 97 315 (a) Because northern dusky salamander (D.
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.
Mountain Dusky Salamander--Though similar in color to the northern dusky salamander, the mountain dusky has a round tail.
The mountain dusky salamander (Desmognathus ochrophaeus) is a plethodontid salamander found in disjunct populations at higher elevations in the southern Appalachian Mountains of the eastern United States (Tilley et al.
Courtship behavior of the Santeetlah dusky salamander, Desmognathus santeetlah Tilley (Amphibia: Caudata: Plethodontidae).
2005) did not document within Coffee County, such as Fowler's Toad (Bufo fowleri), Upland Chorus Frog (Pseudacris feriarum), Northern Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus fuscus, undescribed form).
Stomach-content analyses of Cannon County dusky salamander populations indicate that postmetamorphic individuals consume a variety of invertebrate prey, and the diet varies with prey seasonal availability and abundance.
The Ouachita dusky salamander (Desmognathus brimleyorum) is a robust and largely aquatic plethodontid salamander that is confined to the Ouachita Mountains of southeastern Oklahoma and southwestern Arkansas (Conant and Collins, 1991).
Among them are most of the dusky salamanders, which reside in and along springs, seeps or streams, hiding beneath stones by day and hunting by night for aquatic insect larvae.
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.
Determinants of clinal variation in life history of dusky salamanders (Desmognathus ocoee): prey abundance and ecological limits on foraging time restrict opportunities for larval growth.