White-spotted Slimy Salamander
Plethodon cylindraceus


Common Name:
White-spotted Slimy Salamander
Scientific Name:
Plethodon cylindraceus
Etymology:
Genus:
plethore is Greek meaning "fullness or full of",  odon is Greek for "teeth". Referring to  the number of paravomerine and vomerine teeth.
 Species:
Average Length:
4.75 - 6.75 in. (12.1 - 17.2 cm)
Virginia Record Length: 
Record length:
8.1 in. (20.6 cm)

 

Eggs are laid in or under logs and among roots, but are rarely found *1014*. In the coastal plain, females lay eggs annually in late summer or fall *1014*.

 

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