Globally near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Aneides aeneus
    • Plethodon aeneus
  • English
    • Green Salamander

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Recent observations

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What

Green Salamander Aneides aeneus

Observer

brianw

Date

October 6, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Green Salamander Aneides aeneus

Observer

ephraimz

Date

October 11, 2013 02:48 PM EDT

Place

301–399 Pine Knob Rd, Hopwood, Pennsylvania, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Salamander Aneides aeneus

Observer

dyeany2

Date

August 30, 2013 01:19 PM EDT

Place

Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Salamander Aneides aeneus

Observer

wally_smith

Date

June 21, 2013 12:43 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Salamander Aneides aeneus

Observer

teamtigerlily

Date

July 11, 2013 11:30 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Salamander Aneides aeneus

Observer

davehuth

Date

July 4, 2013

Description

Easily spotted in a small depression on a rocky outcropping near where a creek crosses a highway.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green salamander Aneides aeneus

Observer

kdunn013

Date

April 28, 2013 02:48 PM EDT

Description

Found at Bark Camp Lake beneath a fallen tree.

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Salamander Aneides aeneus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

May 12, 2008

Place

Macon County, NC (Google, OSM)

Description

Since these photos were taken, a house was built on this property. I don't know if the development has affected this small, isolated population of green salamanders or not.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Aneides aeneus (Green Salamander) Aneides aeneus

Observer

wally_smith

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Salamander Aneides aeneus

Observer

mikeygraz

Date

August 8, 2008

Place

Red River Gorge, KY (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Salamander Aneides aeneus

Observer

hewahc

Date

May 11, 2012

Description

Green Salamander currently living under a flowerpot outside my back door.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Green Salamander Aneides aeneus

Observer

sarasalamander

Date

October 22, 2005

Description

Found several over two field seasons

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Description from Wikipedia

The green salamander (Aneides aeneus) is a member of the lungless salamanders, family Plethodontidae. It is the only member of the Aneides genus that inhabits the Eastern United States (all other Aneides salamanders are found in the west). Rarely seen in the field, the green salamander is an extremely habitat-specific species that is seldom found away from its preferred surroundings: moist, shaded rock crevices.

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Conservation Summary

  • Globally
    near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)
    vulnerable (G3G4) (Source: NatureServe)
    Vulnerable. Widely but patchily distributed in the Appalachian Mountains region; subpopulations that are isolated or disjunct or at the periphery of the range tend to be threatened or declining; better information on status is needed for many areas; narrow habitat requirements; threatened by habitat loss.
Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.