Gyrinophilus porphyriticus dunni
(Mittleman and Jopson, 1941)
McDowell Co., North Carolina. October 28, 2017
“…On a sharp curve we turned up two of the ‘other’ Gyrinophilus – Carolina spring salamanders, Gyrinophilus porphyriticus dunni. They didn’t appear to be much different from G. p. danielsi – the face stripes were a bit duller, and one had an interesting herring-bone pattern on the dorsum. Big salamanders, these adult Gyrinophilus, and likely out on on the roads looking to scarf down the smaller fuskies and two-lines…”
My North Carolina 2017 Flickr album is here.
HerpMapper records for this species are here.