Austin blind salamander

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

The Austin Blind Salamander (Eurycea waterlooensis) is an endangered species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to Barton Springs in Austin, Texas, United States. Its natural habitat is inland karsts. More

This is the site where the Austin Blind Salamander (Eurycea waterlooensis) was first collected. They have also since been found in the main pool and in Eliza Spring. Much like the Barton Springs Salamander, the only known habitat for the Austin Blind Salamander is Barton Springs. More

Eurycea waterlooensis, the Austin blind salamander, is restricted in its distribution to the subterranean cavities of Edwards Aquifer, Travis County, Texas. More

The Austin Blind Salamander is a close relative of the Barton Springs Salamander and resides in the same environment - the environmentally sensitive Edwards Aquifer. More

Austin Blind salamander, and Alfred Roark, a professor in natural sciences. The full letter can be found on the Save Our Springs Alliance's Web site, ( Austin-based SOS vehemently opposes the deal, going so far as to sue the city and Stratus. More

Austin blind salamander Dee-Ann ChamberlainThe Austin blind salamander: Discovered only in 2002 By Alex Kirby BBC News Online environment correspondent A hugely ambitious project to find and name every species on Earth within the More

Austin blind salamander (Eurycea waterlooensis) is a candidate for federal listing. According to the Service, "The primary threats to this species are degradation of the quality and quantity of water that feeds Barton Springs due to urban expansion over the Barton Springs watershed. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Eurycea
Species : waterlooensis
Authority : Hillis, Chamberlain, Wilcox and Chippindale, 2001