2009: Phylogenetic relationships of Sardinian cave salamanders
, genus Hydromantes, based on mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequence data.
Although none were found during this study, Tennessee cave salamanders
have been observed within the cave stream in the past and might be preyed on by C.
Mountain Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus ochrophaeus, undescribed form), Cave Salamander
(Eurycea lucifuga), Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus), Northern Zigzag Salamander (Plethodon dorsalis), Little Brown Skink (Scincella lateralis), Midland Watersnake (Nerodia sipedon pleuralis).
Europe's spookily pale and blind cave salamanders
, called olms, include a dark form with what look like functional eyes, Susan Milius reported in "What's odd about a dark, big-eyed salamander" (SN: 4/30/16, p.
In the dark, epiphytic gardens outside of Eden cave salamanders
Soares next hopes to study whether other creatures living without light, such as cave salamanders
, also have become partially deaf.
Conservation of Texas spring and cave salamanders