Family: Plethodontidae, Lungless Salamanders view all from this family
Description Long body & tail. Black with yellow/red/brown dorsal band. 16-20 costal grooves.
Dimensions 6.8-12cm. (2 3/4-4 3/4")
Breeding No aqautic larval stage.
Habitat Freshwater springs and riparian areas, interior chaparral and woodlands, and temperate coniferous forests.
Range California particularly Sierra Nevada, Mariposa & Kern Counties.
Discussion Close to the ancestral form that bore the other slender Salamander species.