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Barton Springs Salamander

Just like its name, the species is native to the Barton Springs. The nocturnal and aquatic salamander is rare to be observed in the wild. Not many things are known about the Barton Springs Salamander, but it is neotenic.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Caudata
    Family Plethodontidae
    Genus Eurycea
    Scientific Name Eurycea sosorum


    Size 2.5 in (6.3 cm)
    Color Light yellow to dark purple
    Distribution Austin of United States of India
    Habitat Water springs
    Diet Aquatic crustaceans and earthworms
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    Breeding Season Throughout the year
    Reproductive Age 1 year
    Average Lifespan Not known
    IUCN Conservation Status Vulnerable

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    Published on January 4th 2019 by under Salamanders. Article was last reviewed on 31st December 2018.

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