A small range on the east central border of Oklahoma, and slightly into adjacent areas of Arkansas.
Inhabits moist woodlands and ravines at higher elevations, often hiding under rocks and logs.
A somewhat thick-bodied salamander with moderately thick legs and a flattened head. It has a rounded tail that's the same length as the body, which averages 5-7.5 cm from snout to vent. Its skin is dark grey to black with white spots that are most prevalent on the sides of the body. Ventrum is dark with few white spots, and the throat is pale.
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