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Desmognathus orestes; Blue Ridge Dusky Salamander; (shown with Eurycea cirrigera)   

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Desmognathus orestes
Desmognathus orestes
Blue Ridge Dusky Salamander
(shown with Eurycea cirrigera)
Photographer: John Clare

ID: 0000 0000 0510 1138 (2010-05-14)

Copyright © 2010 John P. Clare

  • date of photo  Apr 1, 2010
  • location   Mount Rogers (Smyth County, Virginia, US)
  • family Plethodontidae
  • order Caudata
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  Rocks by high gradient stream
  • notes   Comparison of Desmognathus orestes and Eurycea cirrigera - it would appear that D. orestes is imitating Eurycea cirrigera's appearance.
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Blue Ridge Dusky Salamander (AW ) Blue Ridge Dusky Salamander (photographer)
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