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Northern Dusky Salamander (Larva) - Desmognathus fuscus Female dusky salamanders lay 10-30 eggs near water or in a saturated area. They remain with their eggs during the incubation period - to protect them and keep them moist. The larval stage that follows is predominately aquatic. Larvae are about 1.5 cm long.<br />
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Habitat: Collected from a pond and photographed in a home aquarium<br />
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Habitat: Collected from a pond and photographed in a home aquarium<br />
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Habitat: Collected from a pond and photographed in a home aquarium<br />
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Northern Dusky Salamander (Larva) - Desmognathus fuscus

Female dusky salamanders lay 10-30 eggs near water or in a saturated area. They remain with their eggs during the incubation period - to protect them and keep them moist. The larval stage that follows is predominately aquatic. Larvae are about 1.5 cm long.

Habitat: Collected from a pond and photographed in a home aquarium

Northern Dusky Salamander (Larva) - Desmognathus fuscus Female dusky salamanders lay 10-30 eggs near water or in a saturated area. They remain with their eggs during the incubation period - to protect them and keep them moist. The larval stage that follows is predominately aquatic. Larvae are about 1.5 cm long.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Collected from a pond and photographed in a home aquarium<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/99384/northern_dusky_salamander_larva_-_desmognathus_fuscus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/99383/northern_dusky_salamander_larva_-_desmognathus_fuscus.html Desmognathus,Desmognathus fuscus,Geotagged,Northern dusky salamander,Summer,United States,larva,salamander

Northern Dusky Salamander (Larva) - Desmognathus fuscus Female dusky salamanders lay 10-30 eggs near water or in a saturated area. They remain with their eggs during the incubation period - to protect them and keep them moist. The larval stage that follows is predominately aquatic. Larvae are about 1.5 cm long.<br />
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Habitat: Collected from a pond and photographed in a home aquarium<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/99382/northern_dusky_salamander_larva_-_desmognathus_fuscus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/99383/northern_dusky_salamander_larva_-_desmognathus_fuscus.html Desmognathus fuscus,Geotagged,Northern dusky salamander,Summer,United States

    comments (3)

  1. Look at that pretty face! Posted 2 months ago
    1. Yes, sooo cute! I adore salamanders! Posted 2 months ago
      1. Likewise! Posted 2 months ago

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''Desmognathus fuscus'' is a species of amphibian in the family Plethodontidae. The species is commonly called the dusky salamander or northern dusky salamander to distinguish it from populations in the southern United States which form a separate species, the southern dusky salamander.

Similar species: Salamanders
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Aug 3, 2020. Captured Aug 2, 2020 11:58 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm