Shenandoah Mountain Salamander

The Shenandoah Mountain 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 Shenandoah Mountain Salamander (Plethodon virginia) 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

Shenandoah Mountain Salamander (Plethodon virginia) These sibling species resemble ravine salamanders but are found east of the Allegheny Mountains. Both have whiter throats than ravine salamanders and white mottling on the belly. More

population declines of Shenandoah Mountain salamanders may have occurred at sites in Rockingham County, Virginia, and Pendleton County, West Virginia, while a population in Hampshire, West Virginia, contains a low but stable number of animals (Highton, 2003). More

Shenandoah Mountain salamander (Plethodon virginia) = Distribution Map Distribution Map Characteristics - No information available. More

* Shenandoah Mountain Salamander - Plethodon virginia * Webster's Salamander - Plethodon websteri * Wehrle's Salamander - Plethodon wehrlei * Weller's Salamander - Plethodon welleri More

* Shenandoah Mountain salamander (Plethodon virginia) * Shenandoah salamander (Plethodon shenandoah) * shovel-nosed salamander (Desmognathus marmoratus) * southern dusky salamander (Desmognathus auriculatus) * southern leopard frog (Rana sphenocephala) More

* Amphibian – Shenandoah Mountain Salamander (Plethodon Virginia). * Artisan Center – “Virginia Artisans Center,” located in the City of Waynesboro. * Bat – Virginia Big-eared bat (Corynorhinos townsendii virginianus). More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Plethodon
Species : virginia
Authority : Highton, 1999