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1. A rare salamander found in these ravines is Desmognathus apalachicolae.

2. Northern dusky salamander (Desmognathus fuscus), typical egg clutch.

3. Desmognathus is a genus of lungless salamanders in the family Plethodontidae known as dusky salamanders.

4. It is very similar in its appearance and life history to the pygmy salamander (Desmognathus wrighti).

5. These two species differ greatly from the other Desmognathus species.

6. They are also the only two terrestrial, direct-developing Desmognathus species.

7. The seepage salamander is easily confused with the Pygmy Salamander (Desmognathus wrighti).

8. The seepage salamander is part of the genus Desmognathus and the family Plethodontidae.

9. D. aeneus is a sister group to all species of Desmognathus except D. wrighti, which is an outgroup.

10. D. aeneus and D. wrighti have distinct character differences from the rest of the Desmognathus species.

11. Almost all other Desmognathus species are found at closer distances to streams.

12. Their gills are shorter and branch less than other Desmognathus species, and are reabsorbed very quickly.

13. In the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, Desmognathus brimleyorum is listed as being of "Least concern".

14. Desmognathus fuscus is a species of amphibian in the family Plethodontidae (lungless salamanders).

15. The imitator salamander (Desmognathus imitator) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae.

16. It shares its range with the Ocoee salamander (Desmognathus ocoee), but is usually found closer to water.

17. The shovelnose salamander (Desmognathus marmoratus) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae.

18. The Ocoee salamander (Desmognathus ocoee) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae.

19. It is found over a greater range of altitudes than other members of the genus Desmognathus.

20. The Blue Ridge dusky salamander (Desmognathus orestes) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae.

21. The black mountain salamander (Desmognathus welteri) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae.

22. The pygmy salamander (Desmognathus wrighti) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae.

23. Desmognathus wrighti is a member of the family Plethodontidae and is commonly known as the pygmy salamander.

24. As the name suggest the pygmy salamander is the smallest of the nineteen species in the genus Desmognathus.

25. Desmognathus wrighti was named and discovered by King in 1936.

26. The genus Desmognathus consists of nineteen species which all vary in body size, life history, and habitat.

27. In 2010, there was a taxonomic revision to Desmognathus wrighti.

28. The new species Desmognathus organi, the Northern pygmy salamander, is a sister taxon to D. wrighti.

29. Desmognathus wrighti has a very fragmented geographical distribution.

30. Desmognathus organi undergoes direct development to bypass the aquatic larval stage.