Definition of Dusky salamander
1. Noun. Common North American salamander mottled with dull brown or greyish-black.
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Literary usage of Dusky salamander
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1. Public School Methods (1921)
"(d) THE dusky salamander. This salamander, blackish in appearance, will be found in moist places. (e) THE SLIMY SALAMANDER. This form is black, usually with ..."
2. Manual of the Vertebrates of the Northern United States: Including the by David Starr Jordan (1878)
"dusky salamander. Brown above, with gray or purplish spots or shades, becoming blackish with age; marbled' below; eyes prominent; tail compressed and keeled ..."
3. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"433), the dusky salamander, is a species four or five inches long that lives under stones and in other dark, moist places. ..."
4. Upland and meadow: a Poaetquissings chronicle by Charles Conrad Abbott (1886)
"And, again, only look at a dusky salamander as he scuttles away from you, and hides under a stone I The 11* ..."
5. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1887)
"It is a brightly c ,loured speci'is, usually reddish above, with a row of bright and rather large vermilion spots along each side. The dusky Salamander ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1909)
"dusky salamander. One of the most abundant salamanders in the lake basin. It is found under most any sort of object which will furnish cover in wet and ..."
7. A Naturalist's Rambles about Home by Charles Conrad Abbott (1884)
"... species of these creatures, remarkable for its activity and strength, is the dusky salamander. To find it we must leave the muddy ditches and ..."