Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1446599
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 Day16
Collection Month11
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30990
Author:Connior, M. B., McAllister, C. T., Robison, H. W., and C. R. Bursey
Date:2013
Title:Status of an Exotic Salamander, Desmognathus monticola (Caudata: Plethodontidae), and Discovery of an Introduced Population of Cottus immaculatus (Perciformes: Cottidae) in Arkansas
Journal:Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science
Volume:67
Pages:165-167
CommentsSnout-vent length = 29-66 mm (mean ± 1 SD = 40.4 ± 13.0 mm
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7
Number of Females3


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