Definition of cave salamander in English:

cave salamander

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A cave-dwelling salamander with pinkish to brown skin.
  • Several genera and species in the family Plethodontidae, including the North American Eurycea lucifuga and the European genus Hydromantes
More example sentences
  • The Tf1 / sushi group contains sushi and Hsr1 from the cave salamander Hydromantes supramontis.
  • For example, in Slovenian folklore the blind and ghostly pale cave salamander Proteus anguinus is thought to be the larval stage of a dragon.
  • Students play the roles of various cave creatures, including cave crayfish, cave shrimp, and cave salamander.

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