Shasta salamander

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Shasta salamander
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Hydromantes
Species: H. shastae
Binomial name
Hydromantes shastae
Gorman & Camp, 1953

The Shasta salamander (Hydromantes shastae) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to the United States.

Its natural habitats are temperate forests, freshwater springs, rocky areas, and caves. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Hammerson, G.; Wake, D.; Herman, A. (2004). "Hydromantes shastae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2014-09-29.