An individual captured as part of a study comparing salamander populations in disturbed and undisturbed habitats.
Observed in daytime dwelling at mouth of burrows. observed foraging at night (after 10pm) partially emerged from burrows as depicted in photo.
The Red Hills Salamander (Phaeognathus hubrichti) is a fairly large, terrestrial salamander growing to about 255 millimeters. Its body color is gray to brownish without markings, and its limbs are relatively short. It is the official state amphibian of Alabama.