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Blue Ridge Spring Salamander
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus (Green, 1827)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Amphibia - amphibians »  order Plethodontoidea »  family Plethodontidae - cave salamanders »  genus Gyrinophilus

Scientific synonyms

Salamandra porphyritica Green, 1827
Triton porphyriticus Holbrook, 1842
Amblystoma porphyriticum Hallowell, 1856
Pseudotriton porphyriticus
Gyrinophilus danielsi Fowler & Dunn, 1917
Gyrinophilus danielsi danielsi Bishop, 1943
Gyrinophilus danielsi dunni Bishop, 1943
Gyrinophilus duryi Weller, 1931
Triturus lutescens Rafinesque, 1832
Gyrinophilus lutescens

Other names

= Carolina Spring Salamander
= Kentucky Spring Salamander
= Northern Spring Salamander

Least Concern LC

Images

Gyrinophilus porphyriticus - Blue Ridge Spring Salamander

Author: Radek Sejkora

Gyrinophilus porphyriticus - Blue Ridge Spring Salamander

Author: Kamil-David Szepanski

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [59282]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Gyrinophilus porphyriticus (Green, 1827)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Frost D. R.: Amphibian Species of the World [http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amp...], American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA [as Gyrinophilus porphyriticus (Green, 1827)]
Data retrieved on: 22 January 2011
CZ Moravec J. (2001): České názvy živočichů IV. Obojživelníci (Amphibia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 148 pp. [as Gyrinophilus porphyriticus (Green, 1827)]

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