Northern Dusky Salamander

Desmognathus fuscus
(Rafinesque, 1820)
Sevier Co., Tennessee. May 30, 2000.

Coming back from herping in the Carolinas, we stopped for a road break, and for a few hours of salamandering in the Great Smoky Mountains. D. fuscus (‘fusky’) was one of the species our group found along a small mountain stream. The salamander pictured here was found in McDowell Co., North Carolina in 2017.

My Flickr albums for this species is here.

HerpMapper records for this species are here.

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