Carolina Spring Salamander

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…”

-from my Notes From The Field blog post Wet Work In Appalachia

My Flickr album for this species is here. 

My North Carolina 2017 Flickr album is here.

HerpMapper records for this species are here.



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