Southern Redback Salamander

The Southern Redback 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 Redback Salamander is common throughout its range. Description - Plethodon serratus is a small (8–12.5 cm), slender, dark gray to almost black salamander. More

Southern redback salamanders, Plethodon serratus, tend to be slightly smaller in size (up to 10.5cm) than northern redbacks, but are similar in coloration and there are also two color morphs. More

The Southern Redback Salamander (Plethodon serratus) is a species of salamander native to the United States. It is found in four widely disjunct populations. More

The Southern Redback Salamander can be found in forested areas, hiding beneath rocks, moss, or rotten logs. In drier times, they may be near springs or other bodies of water. Their favored prey are ants and beetles. More

TN06067 SOUTHERN REDBACK SALAMANDER PLETHODON SERRATUS Tennessee Animal Biogeographic System TABS = version 12/2002 Taxonomy Status Distribution Habitat Associations Food More

Southern Redback Salamander (Plethodon serratus) Polk County, Arkansas - May 1992 More

Rana palustris, the Southern redback salamander, Plethodon serratus, the slimy salamander, Plethodon glutinosus, the long-tailed salamander, Eurycea longicauda, the cave salamander, Eurycea lucifuga, and the grotto salamander, Typhlotritron spelaeus. More

Southern Redback Salamander, being of sufficient genetic difference from the 'other' Redbacks. Trips to the nearby Middle Fork Preserve allowed me to once again find Redbacks for the first time. More

Southern Redback Salamander - Plethodon serratus Western Slimy Salamander - Plethodon glutinosus Dwarf American Toad - Bufo americanus Woodhouse's Toad - Bufo woodhousii Plains Spadefoot - Scaphiopus bombifrons Hurter's Spadefoot - Scaphiopus holbrookii More

Southern Redback Salamander (Plethodon serratus) Jordan's Salamander (Plethodon jordani) Southern Appalachian Salamander (Plethodon teyahalee) Southern Zigzag Salamander (Plethodon ventralis) Webster’s Salamander (Plethodon websteri) Mud Salamander (Pseudotriton montanus) More

Southern Redback Salamander (Plethodon serratus) Yonahlossee Salamander (Plethodon yonahlossee) Galeana Salamander (Pseudoeurycea galeanae) Mud Salamander (Pseudotriton montanus) NEW! photos added 4/11/10 Red Salamander (Psuedotriton ruber) More

Southern redback salamander, Plethodon serratus Southern toad, Bufo terrestris Southern two-lined salamander, Eurycea cirrigera Spotted dusky salamander, Desmognathus conanti Spotted salamander, Ambystoma maculatum Spring peeper, Pseudacris crucifer Spring salamander, Gyrinophilus porphyriticus Squirrel treefrog, More

southern redback salamander, Plethodon serratus Webster's salamander, Plethodon websteri Gulf Coast mud salamander, Pseudotriton montanus flavissimus red salamander, Pseudotriton ruber ssp. More

redback’s close relative, the southern redback salamander (Plethodon serratus), but these are very closely related species (they used to be considered the same species), and to this day I’m a little miffed I hadn’t found any serratus while I lived in Atlanta. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Plethodon
Species : serratus
Authority : Grobman, 1944