Southern zigzag salamander

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Southern Zigzag Salamander
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Plethodontidae
Subfamily: Plethodontinae
Genus: Plethodon
Species: P. ventralis
Binomial name
Plethodon ventralis
Highton, 1997

The Southern Zigzag Salamander (Plethodon ventralis) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae. It is endemic to the United States.

Habitat[edit]

Its natural habitats are temperate forests, freshwater springs, rocky areas, and caves.

Reproduction[edit]

Adult females lay their eggs in caves during the summer.

Conservation status[edit]

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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