Del Norte salamander

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Del Norte Salamander
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Plethodon
Species: P. elongatus
Binomial name
Plethodon elongatus
Van Denburgh, 1916

The Del Norte Salamander (Plethodon elongatus) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to the United States. Adults are 238–3 inches long (6 - 7.6 cm) from snout to vent, and 413–6 inches (11 – 15 cm) in total length. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and rocky areas. It is threatened by habitat loss.