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Cumberland Plateau Salamander (Plethodon kentucki)

Created: July 9th, 2016 - 07:43 PM
Last Modified: July 9th, 2016 - 07:43 PM
Entered by: Nathan Richendollar
Record 260842
Country:
United States
State:
Kentucky
County:
Bell County
Time:
2016-07-09 10:00:00
Qty:
3
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Both
Method:
Debris flipping
Habitat:
Moist decidous woodland
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
72.00F
Ground Temperature:
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Humidity:
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Sky Conditions:
Fog
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
1550.00ft
Barometric Pressure:
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Notes

Three Cumberland Plateau Salamanders seen in a rocky, old-growth deciduous habitat dominated by hemlock. Two were quite obviously not slimy salamanders owing to light gray chins and larger, less numerous white spots than glutotinus. P. kentucki #3 is borderline.

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