Ozark zigzag salamander

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Ozark zigzag salamander
Plethodon angusticlavius.jpg
Plethodon angusticlavius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Plethodontidae
Subfamily: Plethodontinae
Genus: Plethodon
Species: P. angusticlavius
Binomial name
Plethodon angusticlavius
Grobman, 1944

The Ozark zigzag salamander (Plethodon angusticlavius) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae endemic to the United States. It is one of 55 species in the genus] Plethodon. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, freshwater springs, rocky areas, and caves. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ Hammerson, G. 2004. Plethodon angusticlavius. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 July 2007.