Caddo Mountain Salamander

The Caddo Mountain Salamander is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Caddo Mountain Salamander (Plethodon caddoensis) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to the eastern United States. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, rocky areas, and caves. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

Caddo Mountain Salamander (Plethodon caddoensis) = Description Habitats Habits and Life History Prey and Hunting Techniques Temperament and Defense Conservation State Distribution and Abundance Gallery More

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Caddo Mountain salamanders are most commonly found at higher elevations of mixed deciduous, north-facing wooded slopes (Pope and Pope, 1951; Plummer, 1982; Petranka, 1998). Rocks, logs, and other forest debris are common cover objects. More

Caddo Mountain Salamander (Plethodon caddoensis gallery) Plethodon ... KIWC Newsletter March 1997 VOL.4 (1/4) Ramsar sites, to be held with the cooperation of the Caddo Lake Institute, IUCN and WWF. More

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Arkansas are the Caddo Mountain salamander and the Fourche Mountain salamander. Several reptiles listed as rare in the state are on the edge of the ranges, such as the cornsnake and the Louisiana milk snake. More

(the Caddo Mountain Salamander) found in a mine shaft in SW Arkansas. I also am incorporating histological methods to determine breeding dates and ages of these salamanders. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Plethodon
Species : caddoensis
Authority : Pope and Pope, 1951