Photo Credit: Roger Birkhead

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Gyrinophilus porphyriticus ssp.

STATUS: Uncommon in all regions above Fall Line Hills except for Interior Plateau where it is apparently absent. Somewhat spotty distribution. Includes G.p. porphyriticus (northern spring salamander) and G.p. dunni (Carolina spring salamander). Low Conservation Concern

Habitat: Found in, and near, caves, springs, and seeps.