Comal blind salamander

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

The Comal Blind Salamander is listed as a threatened species in the state of Texas. Due to its extremely limited geographic range, its primary threat is contamination of the water sources in the area. More

Description:The The Comal Blind Salamander, Eurycea tridentifera is found only in the subterranean waters of several caves located within the Cibolo Creek flood plain in Comal and Bexar Counties. Resembles the Texas Blind Salamander, but has shorter legs and the snout is not as flattenend. More

Comal Blind salamanders are found on rock and mud substrates in caves. Water temperature in waters of the Edwards Plateau is relatively constant throughout the year and typically ranges from 18–20 ˚C (Sweet, 1982). F. Home Range Size. Unknown. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Eurycea
Species : tridentifera
Authority : Mitchell and Reddall, 1965