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)
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)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2010 Gyrinophilus porphyriticus: Spring Salamander <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 23, 2018.

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Citation: AmphibiaWeb. 2018. <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed 23 Oct 2018.

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