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Cave Salamander

Eurycea lucifuga

Description:

Beautiful, slender, long, bright red salamander with black spots

Habitat:

These salamanders are tied to karst habitats.


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19 Comments

PhotoginTN
PhotoginTN 4 years ago

I have created a new mission called "Cave Life of TN & Nearby States" for any life found in a cave of Tennessee or surrounding areas. If any of your spottings qualify, consider adding them to this mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1168...
Thanks.

zankzy14
zankzy14 5 years ago

It is very funny lisa.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 5 years ago

Fantastic capture!!!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Great series Lisa!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 5 years ago

Thanks Ashley, Karen, Tom, long-island15 and cranbrook-sda-youth! They are so beautiful and curious!

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

Gah so pretty!! Beautiful pictures as well :)

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Awesome series Lisa!

Tom15
Tom15 5 years ago

Great find and pictures!

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Wow!

long-island15
long-island15 5 years ago

Its as red as fire

Amazing!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 5 years ago

Thanks Joshua and Leana :-)

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 5 years ago

really cool.

Beautiful capture Lisa!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 5 years ago

Thanks all! These lovely little creatures live in karst/ limestone areas and can often be found in caves. I spent much of my youth exploring caves and this is the first salamander that I learned to identify. It is a species that is very close to my heart!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 5 years ago

oh my... love it!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 5 years ago

So cool...!!!! Beautiful..

RiekoS
RiekoS 5 years ago

Beautiful spotting.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 5 years ago

Lovely!

redyellgrn99
redyellgrn99 5 years ago

Very nice close-up.

Tennessee, USA

Lat: 36.17, Long: -87.15

Spotted on Apr 6, 2013
Submitted on Apr 13, 2013

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