Dunn's salamander

The Dunn's 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 Dunn's Salamander (Plethodon dunni) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to the United States. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, freshwater springs, and rocky areas. It has no larval stage. More

Up in the mountains, Dunn's Salamanders are inactive in the cold winter months. In the lowlands, however, they can be found year-round and are especially active in April. The Dunn's is more at home in water than many other woodland salamanders. More

Dunn's salamanders (Plethodon dunni) are distributed from the southwestern corner of Washington State (but not in the Washington Cascade Mountains) southward through western Oregon, including the Cascade Range (Storm and Brodie, 1970a; Leonard et al. More

Identification/Variations: The Dunn's salamander is an olive green color above with some bleeding of this color onto its sides. This color tends to fade to black so to speak as this salamander ages, but Dunn's of all ages have a black tip on their tails. More

Dunn's Salamander (Plethodon dunni) Rowdy Creek, Del Norte County, California Click here to return to the previous page All images and content Copyright Scott J. Hein , unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved. More

Dunn's Salamander Plethodon dunni = enlarge + Dunn More

Dunn's salamander (Plethodon dunni) Potential Distribution Map * Resource Identifier: http://gapmap.nbii.gov/generatemap. More

Dunn's Salamander (Plethodon dunni) Del Norte Salamander (Plethodon elongatus) Southern Appalachian Salamander (Plethodon oconaluftee) Jordan's Salamander (Plethodon jordani) Slimy Salamander (Plethodon glutinosus) Slimy Salamander (Plethodon glutinosus) More

Of these, only Dunn's Salamander is known to lay eggs in the fall. pledun20060829med07.JPG Dunn's Salamander (Plethodon dunni is a fairly common salamander of wet forest areas of the Oregon Coast Range. More

Dunn's Salamander (Plethodon dunni) is also found in and around seeps but occurs on the forest floor during the wettest months of winter. More

* Dunn's Salamander (Plethodon dunni) - Images. * Dunn's Salamander (Plethodon dunni) - Text and Image. * Eastern Mud Salamander (Pseudotriton montanus.montanus) - Images. * Eastern Mud Salamander (Pseudotriton montanus. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Plethodon
Species : dunni
Authority : Bishop, 1934