Meaning of cave salamander in English:

cave salamander


  • 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

    ‘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.’
    • ‘In addition, research is being conducted on ground water quality, cave salamander distribution, and bat genetics.’