Specimen Information

Desmognathus monticola
Desmognathus monticola
(Seal Salamander)
Amphibians-Salamanders
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1428248
GroupAmphibians-Salamanders
GenusDesmognathus
Speciesmonticola
Common NameSeal Salamander
StateAR
CountyBenton
LocalitySpavinaw Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Neosho
HUC8 Number11070209
HUC10 NameSpavinaw-Eucha Lakes
HUC10 Number1107020903
HUC12 NameUpper Spavinaw Creek
HUC12 Number110702090306
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30898
Author:Bush, C.L., J.C. Guzy, K.M. Halloran, M.C. Swartwout, C.S. Kross, and J.D. Willson
Date:2017
Title:Distribution and abundance of introduced Seal Salamanders (Desmognathus monticola) in Northwest Arkansas, USA
Journal:Copeia
Volume:105
Issue:4
Pages:678-688
Commentswe are confident populations are not established along the main channel of Spavinaw Creek within approximately 15 km of the Oklahoma border crossings on Spavinaw Creek
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/30/2022].

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