- Slender body.
Large head with flat forehead.
Reduced eyes partially under surface of skin.
Bright red external gills.
Four toes on front feet, five on hind feet.
Thirteen to seventeen costal grooves.
- Light gray or cream colored with translucent skin.
Pale yellow stripes may be present on sides and top of tail.
Eurycea troglodytes grows to an adult size of 5-7.5 cm (2-3 in) total length.
Eurycea troglodytes is only found in Texas.
Strictly aquatic, Eurycea troglodytes is found in underground waters within its range.
The Valdina Farms Salamander is not a protected species in Texas and can be legally collected with a hunting license.
Eurycea troglodytes is found only in Medina County, Texas.