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Austin Blind Salamander

The Austin blind salamander has got its name from its native place Austin (Barton Springs). The aquatic species neither has functional eyes, nor does it go through metamorphosis.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Order Urodela
    Family Plethodontidae
    Genus Eurycea
    Scientific Name Eurycea waterlooensis

    Size 1.2 -3 in (3-8 cm)
    Color Lavender or white
    Distribution Texas
    Habitat Subterranean crevices, near springs
    Diet Macro invertebrates
    IUCN Conservation Status Vulnerable

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    Published on January 3rd 2019 by under Salamanders. Article was last reviewed on 16th January 2019.

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