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Berry Cave Salamander

The berry cave salamander is found in the Ridge and Valley Province of Eastern Tennessee. This species is neotenic or paedomorphic meaning, there is hardly any change during the growth from the juvenile stage to adulthood.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Caudata
    Family Plethodontidae
    Genus Gyrinophilus
    Species Gyrinophilus gulolineatus

    Size 9-10 in (23-25 cm)
    Color Light pink to reddish brown
    Distribution United States of America
    Habitat Underground of caves
    Diet Small invertebrates
    Breeding Season Throughout the year
    Mode of Reproduction Not Known
    IUCN Conservation Status Endangered

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    Published on December 28th 2018 by under Salamanders. Article was last reviewed on 28th December 2018.

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