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Plethodon meridianus
Southern Gray-cheeked Salamander, South Mountain Graycheek Salamander
Subgenus: Plethodon
family: Plethodontidae
subfamily: Plethodontinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
NatureServe Status Use NatureServe Explorer to see status.
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None
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bookcover Excerpts from Les Urodèles du Monde, 1st and 2nd editions and more recent updates, by Jean Raffaëlli (©2007, ©2014 by Jean Raffaëlli), used with permission. The 2nd edition of this book is available directly from the author: jean.raffaelli@laposte.net and from this website.

Author: Jean Raffaëlli

Plethodon meridianus Highton et Peabody, 2000

18 cm. La plus grande forme du complexe. Grise à ventre noir. Teinte jaune dans l’iris de près de la moitié des spécimens. Une seule population sur une petite aire dans les South Mountains (comtés de Burke, Cleveland et Rutherford), sommet isolé du Piémont de Caroline du Nord. Sympatrique avec P. cylindraceus sans hybridation. 885 km2. VU.




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