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Long-tailed salamander

Eurycea longicauda


Eurycea longicauda is a species of lungless salamander native to the Appalachian Region of the eastern United States. This is a "cave salamander" that frequents twilight zones of caves and also inhabits springs and surrounding forest. Body color varies from yellow to orange-red to red with random black spots.


Snake road, Wolf Lake, IL.


This individual is in the process of regrowing its tail. It also has some kind of fungal infection or blister on it.

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KarenL 10 years ago

Thanks Juan!

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 10 years ago


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Illinois, USA

Spotted on Oct 8, 2012
Submitted on Oct 8, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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