Small patch of range in the mountains at the southern border of Tennessee and North Carolina.
Found in mountainous and lowland areas, but tends to prefer lower altitudes. Like most salamanders, they prefer moist habitats near water with lots of natural litter for hiding.
A mostly grey or black salamander with cream speckles and splotches all over its body and a pale throat. These markings are smaller on its back and larger on its sides. Can grow to a total length of 15 cm.
Learn more with Schechter Natural History's Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians