Endemic to central and eastern Georgia, in areas associated with the Ocmulgee River drainage system.
This species tends to be nocturnal, and like many salamanders, it prefers hiding under rocks, logs, and leaf litter on the moist forest floor.
A thick-bodied salamander with well-developed legs, long toes, and a round tail. It averages 5-6 cm in snout to vent length, with an equally long tail. It is dark grey to black with white spots and blotches all over its body, which are more prevalent on its sides.
Learn more with Schechter Natural History's Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians