Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander

The Southern Gray-cheeked 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 Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander (Plethodon metcalfi) 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

Adult male southern gray-cheeked salamanders in the Balsam Mountains have an average home range of 5.04 m2. Adult females have an average home range of 1.87 m2. Two and three year olds have average home ranges of 1.52 m2 and 2. More

Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander (Plethodon metcalfi) = Recent Records - Taxon Date County State View all records for Plethodon More

Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander, South Mountain Graycheek Salamander family: Plethodontidae subfamily: Plethodontinae More

* Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander - Plethodon metcalfi * Mississippi Slimy Salamander - Plethodon mississippi * Northern Gray-cheeked Salamander - Plethodon montanus * Jemez Mountains Salamander - More

metcalfi, the Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander, found from extreme sw. North Carolina into nw. South Carolina and adjacent n. Georgia, which varies from plain black with gray cheeks and underside to black with copious brassy speckling above. More

Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander (Plethodon metcalfi) Southern Redback Salamander (Plethodon serratus ) Southern Two-lined Salamander (Eurycea cirrigera) Southern Zigzag Salamander (Plethodon ventralis) Spotted Dusky Salamander (Desmognathus conanti) Spring Salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus) Tennessee Cave Salamander (Gyrinophilus palleucus) More

___ Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander (Plethodon metcalfi) Unconfirmed in Tennessee. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Plethodon
Species : metcalfi
Authority : Brimley, 1912