Tennessee Watchable Wildlife | Ocoee Salamander - Desmognathus ocoee One of five species formerly lumped together and called the Mountain Dusky Salamander, the Ocoee Salamander is best told from its near relatives (the Carolina Mountain Dusky Salamander, the Blue Ridge Dusky Salamander, the Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander, and the Cumberland Dusky Salamander) by it range. It is found in the southeastern corner of Tennessee in the Cumberland Plateau and Blue Ridge Mountain sections.
The Black Salamander or speckled black salamander (Aneides flavipunctatus) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to the United States. The black salamander can grow to 60 to 75 millimeters to in) long.
Herpetology : Herpetology is the research of amphibians, reptiles, turtles, and crocodilians. Herpetology is involved with poikilothermic, ectothermic tetrapods. Under this meaning “herps” remove seafood, but it is not unusual for herpetological and ichthyological medical cultures to “team up”, posting combined publications and having conventions to be able to advertise the return of concepts between the areas.