Desmognathus carolinensis — Overview

Carolina Mountain Dusky Salamander learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

Distribution

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Range Description

This species occurs in the Southwestern Blue Ridge Physiographic Province, USA, from somewhere between Linville Falls and McKinney Gap (Burke and McDowell counties, North Carolina) on the Blue Ridge Divide and Iron Mountain Gap on the North Carolina-Tennessee boundary (Mitchell-Unicoi counties, North Carolina-Tennessee) to the valley of the Pigeon River (Haywood and Buncombe counties, North Carolina); this area includes the Blue Ridge, Black, Bald, and Unaka mountains (Tilley and Mahoney 1996).

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