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When they hatch, P. richmondi individuals are light gray above with large white spots on a black network along the dorsum. They average about 14-15 mm SVL (Regester 2000).
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: United States
U.S. state distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
The species is named in honor of Neil D. Richmond, a Virginia-born herpetologist (Regester 2000).
Regester, K. J. (2000). ''Plethodon richmondi.'' Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 707.1-707.3.
Written by Elizabeth Reisman (lreisman AT uclink.berkeley.edu), UCB-Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program
First submitted 2001-05-30
Edited by Tate Tunstall (2003-12-05)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2003 Plethodon richmondi: Ravine Salamander <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/4150> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 25, 2019.
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