Texas salamander

The Texas salamander is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Texas Salamander (Eurycea neotenes) is a species of entirely aquatic, lungless salamander native to the United States. It is endemic to central Texas, near Helotes, in Bexar County. Some sources refer to it as the Bexar County Salamander or the Edwards Plateau Salamander. More

The Texas Salamander grows from 2 to 4 inches in length. It is brown in color, often with yellow or brown mottling, with light yellow spotting down its back. It is neotenic, with a slender body, short limbs, and bright red external gills. More

Texas salamander - a future for Texas or turn it over to cave dwelling invertebrates." We took a close look and found that what Texas really needed was a groundwater management plan. More

and oviposition in Texas salamanders; in the laboratory, eggs were deposited on a variety of substrates. B. Eggs. i. Egg deposition sites. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Eurycea
Species : neotenes
Authority : Bishop and Wright, 1937