White-spotted Salamander

The White-spotted 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 White-spotted Salamander is known from elevations above 810 meters on Shenandoah Mountain (Pendleton County, West Virginia and Augusta and Rockingham counties, Virginia) and North Mountain (Hardy County, West Virginia and Shenandoah County, Virginia) (Highton 1971). More

The White-Spotted Salamander is black and has small white or yellow spots. It is a medium sized salamander that can grow up to 6.0 inches long. Their bellies are dark and they have a light throat. More

The White-spotted Salamander (Plethodon punctatus) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to the United States. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and rocky areas. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

White-spotted Salamander Plethodon punctatus = enlarge + White-spotted Salamander More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Plethodon
Species : punctatus
Authority : Highton, 1971 [1972]