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Pseudotriton ruber
Pseudotriton ruber
Blue Ridge Red Salamander
Photographer: Henk Wallays
Collection: AmphibiaWeb

ID: 1111 1111 1111 2167 (2004-04-18)

Copyright © 2004 Henk Wallays

  • date of photo  Apr 7, 2004
  • latitude 38.44137   longitude -78.87587   max error distance 3465 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Harrisonburg (Virginia, US)
  • family Plethodontidae
  • order Caudata
  • class Amphibia
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Blue Ridge Red Salamander, Northern Red Salamander, Blackchin Red Salamander, Southern Red Salamander (AW )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Michael Graziano    Dec 29, 2005

    Action: changed name from "Gyrinophilus porphyriticus" to "Pseudotriton ruber "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Though they can be easily confused, the animal pictured is Pseudotriton, not Gyrinophilus. Gyrinophilus larvae have longer, more truncated snouts and smaller eyes relative to their head size."

    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2004 Henk Wallays. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact Henk Wallays henk.wallays[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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