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Eurycea sosorum, Barton Springs Salamander
Dr. David Hillis - The University of Texas at Austin
Eurycea sosorum
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Texas Memorial Museum (TNHC 50916)

Image processing: Dr. Amy Balanoff
Publication Date: 25 Nov 2008

whole body | head only


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About the Species

This specimen was collected from Barton Springs, Travis Co., Texas. It was made available to The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning courtesy of Dr. David Hillis of The University of Texas at Austin. Funding for scanning was provided by an National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe of The University of Texas at Austin.

About this Specimen

This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 17 June 2005 along the coronal axis for a total of 1245 slices. Each 1024x1024 pixel slice is 0.04369 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.04369 mm and a field of reconstruction of 20 mm.

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Chippindale, P. T. 1995. Evolution, phylogeny, biogeography, and taxonomy of Central Texas spring and cave salamanders, Eurycea and Typhlomolge (Plethodontidae: Hemidactyliini). Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas.

Chippindale, P. T., A. H. Price, J. J. Wiens, and D. M. Hillis. 2000. Phylogenetic relationships and systematic revision of central Texas hemidactyliine plethodontid salamanders. Herpetological Monographs 14:1-80.

Hillis, D. M., D. A. Chamberlain, T. P. Wilcox, and P. T. Chippindale. 2001. A new species of subterranean blind salamander (Plethodontidae: Hemidactyliini: Eurycea: Typhlomolge) from Austin, Texas, and a systematic revision of central Texas paedomorphic salamanders. Herpetologica 57:266-280.


Eurycea sosorum page on the Herps of Texas website (The University of Texas at Austin)

E. sosorum page from Texas Parks and Wildlife

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To cite this page: Dr. David Hillis, 2008, "Eurycea sosorum" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed July 24, 2024 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Eurycea_sosorum/whole/.

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