Eurycea aquatica
Brownback Salamander
Eurycea aquatica
Range USA: Alabama
IUCN Red Book No listing
CITES No Listing
First described Rose and Bush, 1963

Taxonomic Note: The status of this taxon is problematic. Petranka, 1998, continued the recognition of this lineage as a subspecies of Eurycea bislineata on the basis of an assertion of insufficient verification of its status. Sever, 1989, discussed the problem and concluded that aquatica is a junior synonym of cirrigera, but later Sever, 1999, argued for its recognition.

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Text by Janice Williams, posted March 2009.


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