Amphibians

Reptiles

Rich Mountain Salamander (Plethodon ouachitae)

Description


Habitats

     Under or within rotting logs or beneath sandstone rocks on wooded slopes where runoff flows after a rain;  usually above 1700' elevation.

Habits and Life History


Prey and Hunting Techniques


Temperament and Defense

     Interestingly, plethodon ouachitae is territorial and aggressive toward other salamanders.

Conservation


State Distribution and Abundance


Gallery

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Contributors


Bibliography

  • Behler, J. L., and F. W. King. 1979 (1987). The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians. 3rd ed. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 743 pp.
  • Conant, R., and J. T. Collins. 1998. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America. 3rd ed., Expanded. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. 616 pp.
  • Trauth, S. E., H. W. Robison, and M. V. Plummer. 2004. Amphibians and Reptiles of Arkansas. University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville. 421 pp.

Discussion

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