Slimy Salamander

The Slimy Salamander is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Northern Slimy Salamander is one of thirteen genetically distinct species of Slimy Salamanders that are collectively known as the “slimy salamander complex.” Northern Slimy Salamanders are blue or blue-black in color, and have many scattered white spots or flecks. More

The Slimy Salamander is abundant rangewide. Description - The Slimy Salamander is a large (12–20.6 cm), black salamander with white, cream-colored spots or brassy flecks on its sides and dorsum. More

Chattahoochee slimy salamander (Plethodon chattahoochee), Atlantic coast slimy salamander (Plethodon chlorobryonis), white-spotted slimy salamander (Plethodon cylindraceus), northern slimy salamander (Plethodon glutinosus), southen Appalachian salamander (Plethodon teyahalee) Description: The slimy salamander was formerly considered a single species but More

Northern Slimy Salamander (Plethodon glutinosus) Cumberland Plateau Salamander (Plethodon kentucki) White-spotted Slimy Salamander (Plethodon cylindraceus) These large sibling species are typically shiny black with whitish spots on the back and sides. More

Slimy salamanderPlethodon glutinosus glutinosus The slimy salamander is black, with a shiny coat that is marked with whitish or silver-colored spots. The spots are larger on the sides, but smaller and scattered over the back and tail. More

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The northern slimy salamander is a large, Appalachian species reaching its northeastern range limit in western Fairfield County, a few miles east of the New York border. More

Slimy salamanders are sprinkled with small white flecks on their back and sides. ©Mike Marchand photo Slimy salamander Slimy salamander. ©USGS/John D. Willson photo NH Conservation Status: Not known. More

Within the Midwest, the Western Slimy Salamander is found only in Missouri. More

TN06063 SLIMY SALAMANDER PLETHODON GLUTINOSUS Tennessee Animal Biogeographic System TABS = version 12/2002 Taxonomy Status Distribution Habitat Associations Food More

The slimy salamander complex is a group of large eastern woodland salamanders, with adults commonly reaching lengths of up to 6.75 inches (17 cm). More

salamander (Plethodon dorsalis), and northern slimy salamander (Plethodon glutinosus) undergo direct development and have no larval stage. Rather, their eggs develop directly into tiny versions of the adults. Courtship and egg-laying are annual events. More

Northern Slimy Salamander (Plethodon glutinosus) Northern Slimy Salamander Adult from Brown County Description - Coloration: A medium-sized black salamander with white speckling. More

Northern Slimy Salamander Plethodon glutinosus At-a-Glance • Family: Plethodontidae (Lungless Salamanders) • Length: 4.75-6. More

In warmer climates slimy salamanders are active year-round, in the north from spring until the first freeze. More

The slimy salamander is found in the eastern United States, including Ohio Natural diet: This species of salamander feeds on small terrestrial invertebrates. More

The slimy salamander has an extensive range throughout the eastern and central United States. More

slimy salamander is found only in the northeastern corner of Tennessee; the northern slimy salamander is found throughout the eastern two-thirds of the state; and the Mississippi slimy salamander is found in the western part of the state, west of the Tennessee More

The Western Slimy Salamander (Plethodon albagula) is a species of salamander found in two disjunct populations in the United States, one from Missouri to Oklahoma, and Arkansas, and another in south-central Texas. More

Northern Slimy Salamander (Plethodon glutinosus) Juvenile Northern Slimy Salamander The Northern Slimy Salamander is a state-listed (Threatened) species only found at the far western border of our state. More

Slimy Salamander - a beautiful Tiger Salamander with his fairy fairy friend... These fine art prints are made from my own original acrylic painting. Open Edition prints are on glossy photo paper and measurements include a white mounting border. The 11"x8. More

South Carolina slimy salamanders were fairly recently described (Highton, 1989). Since this time, there has been no published work done on this species. As a portion of his larger research program, R. More

The Slimy Salamander is very common in just about every part of West Virginia. Its range is from Central New York south to Central Florida and west to Eastern Oklahoma and Louisiana. The salamander has many ways to protect itself. More

Slimy salamanders are found in most mesic wooded situations in both upland and lowland areas, with the exception of high elevation coniferous spruce-fir forests in the mountains (King 1939, Martof et al. 1980). More

The slimy salamander (Plethodon glutinosus) complex is a group of many very similar species of salamanders, distributed throughout eastern North America. All slimy salamanders are morphologically similar, being a deep dark blue to black, usually with whitish spots. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Plethodon
Species : glutinosus
Authority : (Green, 1818)
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