AmphibiaWeb - Desmognathus fuscus


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Desmognathus fuscus (Rafinesque, 1820)
Dusky Salamander
family: Plethodontidae
subfamily: Plethodontinae
genus: Desmognathus
Taxonomic Notes: Studies by Alex Pyron point to a species complex. Following Pyron, R.A. & Beamer, D.A. (2022). A nomenclatural and taxonomic review of the salamanders (Urodela) from Holbrook’s North American Herpetology. Zootaxa, 5134(2), 151-196, Desmognathus quadramaculatus is synonymized with Desmognathus fuscus but more taxonomic updates will occur.

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
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National Status None
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