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Jordan’s Salamander (Plethodon jordani)

 

Contents


Appendixes

    Appendix I. Location of selected wetland sampling sites in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    Appendix II. Example of a field data sheet prepared for amphibian surveys in Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    Appendix III. Sampling equipment
    Appendix IV. Guidelines for building and operating remote field recorders (automated frog call data loggers)


Plates

Amphibians

    1A. Marbled Salamander (Ambystoma opacum). Stupka’s Sinkhole Pond, Cove.
    1B. Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus). Andrews Bald.
    2A. Shovel-nosed Salamander (Desmognathus marmoratus). Mill Creek, Cades Cove.
    2B. Jordan’s Salamander (Plethodon jordani). Clingmans Dome.
    3A. American Toad (Bufo americanus). Cades Cove.
    3B. Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica). Gregorys Cave, Cades Cove.

Habitats

    4A. View southwest from Clingmans Dome.
    4B. Mt. LeConte.
    5A. Top of Andrews Bald, view toward Thunderhead Mountain.
    5B. Clingmans Dome (highest point in the Great Smokies).
    6A. Cades Cove, view to southeast.
    6B. Cades Cove, view toward Gregorys Bald (hidden in clouds).

Salamander Larvae

    7A. Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum).
    7B. Marbled Salamander (Ambystoma opacum).
    7C. Mole Salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum).
    8A. Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis).
    8B. Spotted Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus conanti).
    8C. Imitator Salamander (Desmognathus imitator).
    8D. Shovel-nosed Salamander (Desmognathus marmoratus).
    8E. Seal Salamander (Desmognathus monticola).
    9A. Ocoee Salamander (Desmognathus ocoee).
    9B. Black-bellied Salamander (Desmognathus quadramaculatus).
    9C. Santeetlah Salamander (Desmognathus santeetlah).
    9D. Three-lined Salamander (Eurycea guttolineata).
    9E. Junaluska Salamander (Eurycea junaluska).
    10A. Long-tailed Salamander (Eurycea longicauda).
    10B. Cave Salamander (Eurycea lucifuga).
    10C. Blue Ridge Two-lined Salamander (Eurycea wilderae).
    10D. Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus).
    10E. Four-toed Salamander (Hemidactylium scutatum).
    11A. Common Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus).
    11B. Eastern Red-spotted Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens).
    11C. Mud Salamander (Pseudotriton montanus).
    11D. Black-chinned Red Salamander (Pseudotriton ruber).

Tadpole and Tadpole Mouthparts

    12A. Northern Cricket Frog (Acris crepitans).
    12B. American Toad (Bufo americanus).
    12C. Fowler’s Toad (Bufo fowleri).
    13A. Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad (Gastrophryne carolinensis).
    13B. Cope’s Gray Treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis).
    13C. Spring Peeper (Pseudacris crucifer).
    14A. Upland Chorus Frog (Pseudacris feriarum).
    14B. American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana).
    15A. Northern Green Frog (Rana clamitans).
    15B. Pickerel Frog (Rana palustris).
    16A. Northern Leopard Frog (Rana pipiens).
    16B. Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica).
    16C. Eastern Spadefoot (Scaphiopus holbrooki).

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