Only found in central Texas living in springs and caves of the Blanco River watershed.
Strictly aquatic species that lives at the bottom of natural spring-fed water bodies, hiding among rocks and other substrate.
This salamander is completely aquatic, retaining its external gills and tail fins throughout adulthood. It reaches 3-4 cm in snout to vent length, and is mostly grey with dark speckles all over and a row of small yellow spots on each dorsolateral line. It also has 2 indistinct dark lines on its face, running from each eye to the tip of the snout.
Learn more with Schechter Natural History's Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians