Limited range in the mountains of extreme northern Georgia and slightly across the borders of North and South Carolina.
Most likely to be found in shallow areas of turbulent freshwater streams in temperate forest habitats. Also hides in leaf litter on the edges of streams.
A dark brown salamander speckled with plentiful light brown and gold markings, and white specks on its sides. They can reach 6-8 cm in snout to vent length, and males are slightly larger than females. Ventrum is generally darker than dorsum, and can also have light speckles.
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