Fourche Mountain Salamander

The Fourche Mountain Salamander is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Fourche Mountain Salamander (Plethodon fourchensis) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to the United States. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

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

and Fourche Mountain salamanders, with Fourche Mountain salamanders occurring more often at higher elevations, farther from ravines, and in association with denser vegetation. L. Age/Size at Reproductive Maturity. Adults typically range in size from 60 More

Fourche Mountain Salamander (Plethodon fourchensis) Scott County, Arkansas - June 2007 More

* Fourche Mountain Salamander - Plethodon fourchensis * Northern Slimy Salamander - Plethodon glutinosus * Southeastern Slimy Salamander - Plethodon grobmani * Valley and Ridge Salamander More

Fourche Mountain Salamander (Plethodon fourchensis) Northern Slimy Salamander (Plethodon glutinosus) Southeastern Slimy Salamander (Plethodon grobmani) photos added 4/11/10 Peaks of Otter Salamander (Plethodon hubrichti) Northern Graycheek Salamander (Plethodon montanus) Jemez Mountains Salamanader (Plethodon neomexicanus) More

fourchensis - Fourche Mountain Salamander - Duncan & Highton, 1979 P. kiamichi - Kiamichi Slimy Salamander - Highton, 1989 P. kisatchie - Louisiana Slimy Salamander - Highton, 1989 P. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Plethodon
Species : fourchensis
Authority : Duncan and Highton, 1979