Western Slimy Salamander

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

Western Slimy Salamander (Plethodon albagula) = Description Habitats Habits and Life History Prey and Hunting Techniques Temperament and Defense Conservation State Distribution and Abundance Gallery More

Western Slimy Salamander (Plethodon albagula) Bandera County, Texas - March 2007 Edwards County, Texas - February 2007 LeFlore County, Oklahoma - May More

Western slimy salamanders were previously considered to be a subspecies of northern slimy salamanders (P. glutinosus), recognized as a species by Highton et al. (1989). Highton et al. More

Regurgitated Western Slimy Salamander Western Slimy Salamander (Plethodon albagula) regurgitated by an Eastern Black-necked Gartersnake (Thamnophis c. ocellatus) Photo by John T. More

Western Slimy Salamander (Plethodon albagula) = Created: October 24th, 2008 - 01:43 PM Last Modified: November 30th, 2009 - 11:19 AM Entered by: Scott Albert Record 19898 Country: United States More

Western Slimy Salamander (Plethodon albagula) = Recent Records - Taxon Date County State 1. More

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Reproductive Ecology of the Western Slimy Salamander (Plethodon albagula) Midland Smooth Softshell (Apalone mutica mutica) and Razorback Musk Turtle (Sternotherus carinatus) ACADEMIC TRAINING More

Western Slimy SalamanderPlethodon albagulaSainte Genevieve Co., MO08042602PD Chattahoochee Slimy SalamanderPlethodon chattahoocheeWhite Co., GA04050701PD Chattahoochee Slimy SalamanderPlethodon chattahoocheeUnion Co. More

Western slimy salamanders prefer hardwood woodlands where they can be found under logs and other debris. Photo by David S. Lowe. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Plethodon
Species : albagula
Authority : Grobman, 1944