Small area in the coastal mountains of San Luis Obispo County, California.
This species is found in moist forest habitats at higher elevations. They live on shady slopes with lots of canopy cover, ground vegetation, and deep leaf litter.
The smallest species in this genus, this salamander only reaches 2.5-3.3 cm in snout to vent length. It has a flattened head, skinny legs, a dorsal groove and costal grooves. It usually has a brown dorsal stripe, and light flecks of white on its sides.
Learn more with Schechter Natural History's Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians