Small range on the central border of Oklahoma and Arkansas, extending slightly further west into Oklahoma.
This species is most often found at higher elevations near seepage areas in mixed woodland habitats. Like most salamanders, it frequently takes cover under rocks, logs, and other ground debris.
This salamander reaches 5 cm in snout to vent length. It has long, well developed legs, and a tail about the same length as its body. Its head is very flat, with bulging eyes. Its background color is dark grey to black patterned with white blotches on its sides, and brown to gold blotches on its head and back. Its throat is pale grey, and the rest of its ventrum is unmarked dark grey.
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