Shenandoah Salamander

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

The Shenandoah Salamander (Plethodon shenandoah) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to the United States and the state of Virginia . More

A Shenandoah Salamander crawls on an old tree. NPS Photo By: Lester Via view map text size: printer friendly Shenandoah National Park Shenandoah Salamander Shenandoah salamander. More

Shenandoah salamanderLong term, Sevin hopes to assist Brian Gratwicke, the Zoo’s new amphibian conservation specialist, establish a program that will help ensure the survival of the species. More

The Shenandoah Salamander is both state and federally listed as endangered. Reasons for Current Status - This salamander is listed due to its restricted range and habitat. More

Shenandoah salamander (Plethodon shenandoah) - Kingdom: Animalia Class: Amphibia Order: Caudata Family: Plethodontidae Listing Status: Quick links:Federal RegisterRecoveryCritical HabitatConservation PlansPetitionsLife HistoryOther Resources Lead Region: Northeast Region (Region 5) More

Officials don't know how many Shenandoah Salamanders live in the 300-square-mile park. But now a biologist with the Smithsonian Institution plans to study the salamanders for the next three years. - Click here to post a comment. More

Study aims to give endangered Shenandoah salamander better odds at survival - Posted on 01 July 2009 Featured, conservation biology IMG_2349xEach year thousands of vacationers enjoy the scenery along Virginia’s Skyline Drive, little knowing that for a few brief More

The Shenandoah Salamander is the only federally endangered animal species found in the park. It is endemic to high elevation talus slopes located in three scattered areas of the central section of the park. More

Shenandoah salamanders are important members of the mountain community. Scientists believe the endangered Shenandoah salamander, which is found on only three mountaintops within Appalachia, may be threatened by climate and habitat changes. More

Shenandoah Salamander (Plethodon shenandoah) The Shenandoah Salamander was listed as federally endangered in 1989, and was first determined to be a unique species based on genetic analysis in 1979. More

Shenandoah salamander (Plethodon shenandoah) = Photos Distribution Map Distribution Map Characteristics - This species is elongate and slender, reaching More

Monitoring the Shenandoah salamander in Shenandoah National Park Plethodon shenandoah is a small, terrestrial woodland salamander, with a limited distribution solely within Shenandoah National Park. More

Shenandoah salamanders (Plethodon shenandoah) are small members of the genus Plethodon known from only three small, isolated areas in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. More

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Plethodon shenandoah (Shenandoah salamander) Illustration of Plethodon shenandoah (Shenandoah salamander) symbol vector illustration amphibian salamander Shenandoah salamander Chordata Amphibia Caudata Plethodontidae Plethodon shenandoah Shenandoah National Park NPS Vector Image (16 KB) only available for download by registered users (FREE!) - Login or Register Now (Free, Quick & Easy!) Plethodon shenandoah (Shenandoah salamander) Illustration of Plethodon shenandoah (Shenandoah salamander) More

The federally protected Shenandoah salamander is found only in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, and is now being surveyed by a Smithsonian biologist. More

The Shenandoah salamander had already gone into hibernation, Blount said. This spared the population, despite the fact that two areas of salamander habitat existed within the burn. A short-term benefit to fisheries is expected. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Plethodon
Species : shenandoah
Authority : Highton & Worthington, 1967