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common name for North American salamanders of the genus Necturus, found in rivers and streams throughout the E United States and SE Canada. The name derives from an erroneous belief that mud puppies bark.
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Generic boundaries in Texas cave salamanders, and a rediscription of Typhlomolge robusta (Amphibia: Plethodontidae).
Endoparasites of the dark-sided salamander, Eurycea longicauda melanopleura, and the cave salamander, Eurycea lucifuga (Caudata: Plethodontidae), from two caves in Arkansas, U.
The Tennessee Cave Salamander (Gyrinophilus palleucus) has recently been discovered in two caves on the Western Escarpment of the Cumberland Plateau in southeast Coffee County (Miller and Niemiller, unpub.
Soares next hopes to study whether other creatures living without light, such as cave salamanders, also have become partially deaf.
In the dark, epiphytic gardens outside of Eden cave salamanders take