Extremely small range on the border of Georgia and South Carolina, at the northeastern corner of Georgia.
Little is known about this rare species. It has been found hiding under rocks or leaf litter on the banks of first-order streams. It is thought to spend a good amount of time underground.
A very small, slender salamander reaching just 2.5 cm in snout to vent length, with a laterally compressed tail of about the same length. It is named for a patch of pale coloration on the top of its snout between its eyes, which is more distinguishable on light grey juveniles. Adults are yellow/orange or greenish brown with a yellowish nose patch, and a bright yellow stripe on the dorsal edge of the tail. It has a small head with large, bulging eyes, and its legs are skinny. Its ventrum is yellow and unmarked.
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