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Pigeon Mountain Salamander

The Pigeon mountain salamander naturally occurs on the eastern slope of the mountain at an elevation of 720-1640 ft. Mostly active during the summer and late spring, the species is rare to get noticed in general.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Caudata
    Family Plethodontidae
    Genus Plethodon
    Scientific Name Plethodon petraeus

    Size Around 7 in (18 cm)
    Color Dorsal pattern in olive brown or reddish brown on anterior tail, back and head with white spotted legs, sides and tail
    Distribution United States of America
    Habitat Caves, deciduous forests,
    Diet Ants, beetles, and other invertebrates
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    Reproductive Age Not known
    Average Lifespan Not Known
    IUCN Conservation Status Vulnerable

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    Published on December 29th 2018 by under Salamanders. Article was last reviewed on 28th December 2018.

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