Very tiny range in the Inyo Mountains of eastern California.
This species is found in riparian mountainous habitats, most often in wet, rocky areas under dense ground vegetation with little sun penetration. They will hide beneath rocks and moist debris, or in rock crevices.
A slender salamander with scrawny legs that averages 4-5 cm in snout to vent length. It has a very short snout and large bulging eyes. It has a dorsal groove down the center of its back, and its tail is about the same length as its body. It is dark in color and may have speckled white cloudy patches.
Learn more with Schechter Natural History's Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians