Plethodon teyahalee

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Plethodon teyahalee


Taxonavigation: Salamandroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Urodela
Subordo: Salamandroidea

Familia: Plethodontidae
Subfamilia: Plethodontinae
Genus: Plethodon
Species: Plethodon teyahalee


Plethodon teyahalee Hairston, 1950

Type locality: "from an elevation of 4525 ft. on Teyahalee Bald (= Johanna Bald) in the Snowbird Mountains on the boundary between Graham and Cherokee counties, North Carolina", USA.

Holotype: UMMZ 100807.


  • Plethodon jordani teyahalee Hairston, 1950
  • Plethodon teyahaleeHighton, 1984
  • Plethodon oconaluftee Hairston, 1993


  • Hairston, 1950, Copeia, 1950: 269.
  • Highton, 1984, Brimleyana, 9: 1-20.
  • Frost, D. 2008: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.2 (15 July, 2008). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Plethodon teyahalee . Accessed on 4 August 2008.
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Plethodon teyahalee. AmphibiaWeb, available at

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Southern Appalachian Salamander