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Grotto Salamander (Eurycea spelaea)

Created: August 2nd, 2015 - 06:20 PM
Last Modified: August 2nd, 2015 - 06:20 PM
Entered by: Nathan Richendollar
Record 235408
Country:
United States
State:
Missouri
County:
Christian County
Time:
2015-07-27 08:00:00
Qty:
4
Age:
Varying
Sex:
Both
Method:
Visual encounter
Habitat:
Cave stream
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
65.00F
Ground Temperature:
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Humidity:
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Sky Conditions:
Few clouds
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
1170.00ft
Barometric Pressure:
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Notes

Four Grotto Salamanders were observed in shallow streams and cold pools in a limestone cave, and two were captured from a distance in one picture. All were in larval phase, though some may have been neotonic.

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