Gyrinophilus porphyriticus
Spring Salamander, Blue Ridge Spring Salamander, Carolina Spring Salamander, Kentucky Spring Salamander, Northern Spring Salamander
family: Plethodontidae
subfamily: Hemidactyliinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
NatureServe Status Use NatureServe Explorer to see status.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


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Gyrinophilus porphyriticus danielsi, G. p. dunni, G. p. duryi, and G. p. porphyriticus are subspecies.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Canada, United States

U.S. state distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, West Virginia

Canadian province distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Quebec

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Written by Arie van der Meijden (amphibia AT, Research associate, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, UC Berkeley, USA
First submitted 2001-02-22
Edited by AvdM, Kevin Gin (12/03) (2010-09-21)

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Citation: AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. Available: (Accessed: Jun 30, 2015).

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