A frosted flatwoods salamander (Ambystoma cingulatum) at the Amphibian Foundation. This is the larval form that was six weeks old when photographed. This species is listed as vulnerable by IUCN.
This animal was collected February 26, 2019, in the last remaining wetland for the entire Atlantic clade of frosted flatwoods salamander at Fort Stewart, GA. Frosted flatwoods salamanders have not been detected in Georgia since 2015, and have possibly been extirpated from South Carolina.
The Amphibian Foundation, is an Atlanta-based nonprofit dedicated to the conservation of amphibians in the Southeast United States and across the globe.