Specimen Information

Desmognathus santeetlah
Desmognathus santeetlah
(Santeetlah Dusky Salamander)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID526
Common NameSanteetlah Dusky Salamander
LocalityFieldstone Marina bait shop on Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHiwassee
HUC8 Number06020002
HUC10 NameHiwassee River-Chatuge Lake
HUC10 Number0602000201
HUC12 NameChatuge Lake
HUC12 Number060200020106
Collection Day29
Collection Month5
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12144
Author:Jenson, J.
Title:voluntary nonindigenous species reporting form.
Commentsfound in bait shop that sells spring lizards, most are D. quadrimaculatus & D. monticola but this indiv was not, D. quadrimaculatus estab popns in central GA thru bait-bucket releases : this nonindig sp in GA bait shops could also lead to its estab
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalAustin Peay State Univ
Museum Cat NumberAPSU 5399
VerifierA. F. Scott
Number Collected1Fw/eggs
Year Classadult


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