Barton Springs salamander (Eurycea sosorum)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
Barton Springs salamanders have slender bodies with elongated limbs, flattened snouts, and three pairs of bright red external gills. They have four toes on their front feet and five on their hind feet; they also have short, finned tails with single orange-yellow stripes. The small amphibians vary in size from 1 to 2.5 inches long as adults, and are anywhere from pale purplish brown to yellowish cream in color, always with olive brown mottling.
- States/US Territories in which the Barton Springs salamander, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: Texas
- US Counties in which the Barton Springs salamander, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|04/30/1997||Southwest Region (Region 2)||Wherever found|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|08/29/2005||Barton Springs Salamander Recovery Plan||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|01/12/2016||Addendum to Barton Springs Salamander Recovery Plan: Austin Blind Salamander||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|01/25/2005||70 FR 3548 3550||Notice of Availability of the Draft Barton Springs Salamander Recovery Plan; Notice of Initiation of a 5-Year Status Review for the Barton Springs Salamander (Eurycea sosorum)||
|09/21/2005||70 FR 55412 55413||Notice of Availability of the Barton Springs Salamander Final Recovery Plan||
|10/05/2006||Barton Springs Salamander 5-Year Review|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Barton Springs salamander.
» Conservation Plans
|HCP Plan Summaries|
|Balcones Canyonlands (BCCP)|
|Barton Creek Community|
|City of Austin / Barton Springs Pool|
|City of Austin/Barton Springs Pool|
» Life History
No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.
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