Allegheny mountain dusky salamander

The Allegheny mountain dusky 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 Allegheny Mountain dusky salamander (Desmognathus ochrophaeus) is a species in the Plethodontidae (lungless salamander) family. It is found in Canada and the United States. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, freshwater springs, and rocky areas. More

Range: The Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander is an Appalachian species that ranges from New York south to northern Georgia and Alabama. More

The Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander varies enormously in colour and pattern, but Canadian populations are less varied. Generally it has a wide band running down its back with dark V-shaped marks. More

the range of Allegheny Mountain dusky salamanders at the Chateauguay River drainage in Qu├ębec, Canada. More

Ontario Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander Distribution North American Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander Distribution Modified from: Conant and Collins 1998 Modified from: Conant and Collins 1998 - ROM This page has been More

Picture of Desmognathus ochrophaeus has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
Original source: Animal Diversity Web
Author: Phil Myers, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan
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Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Desmognathus
Species : ochrophaeus
Authority : Cope, 1859