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Dusky Salamander

Desmognathus sp.


Desmognathus is a genus of lungless salamanders known as dusky salamanders, ranging from Eastern USA to Southeastern Canada. The dusky salamanders (genus Desmognathus) are distributed throughout eastern North America. Most dusky salamanders are variable with regard to their coloration


Spotted in creek running through historic Resaca Confederate Cemetery

1 species ID suggestions

OkieHerper 6 years ago
Dusky Salamander
Desmognathus sp.


QWMom 6 years ago

Thanks OkieHerper! :)

QWMom 6 years ago

I tried cropping the pic (it was a big file) to see if it helps at all, but I'm not sure it did...

keithp2012 6 years ago

Looks more like a newt

Resaca, Georgia, USA

Lat: 34.58, Long: -84.94

Spotted on Mar 13, 2011
Submitted on Feb 1, 2013

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