New York salamander ID help

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sjfriend
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New York salamander ID help

Post by sjfriend » April 26th, 2019, 3:49 pm

Had to.make a quick trip to central New York for a family emergency. Was able to get outside for a bit and found a few salamanders (5, all same species by looks). Being a west coast guy I have no idea what I'm looking at. So, some ID help would be appreciated.

They were found under rocks alongside a temporary water hole.
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Re: New York salamander ID help

Post by Kfen » April 28th, 2019, 6:59 am

Looks like a northern dusky. Desmognathus fuscus

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Re: New York salamander ID help

Post by sjfriend » April 28th, 2019, 3:50 pm

Thanks Kfen. Ended up flipping a garter snake (pretty sure) yesterday during a snow storm lol

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