Plethodon electromorphus Highton, 1999
Northern Ravine Salamander
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Newly hatched individuals are light gray above and black with patterns of white spots below. They range from 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, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia
The species name, electromorphus, comes from the electrophoretic protein characteristics that differentiates this species from Plethodon richmondi (Regester 2000).
Regester, K. J. (2000). ''Plethodon electromorphus.'' Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 706.1-706.3.
Originally submitted by: Elizabeth Reisman (first posted 2001-05-31)
Edited by: Tate Tunstall (2003-12-05)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2003 Plethodon electromorphus: Northern Ravine Salamander <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/5517> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 25, 2023.
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