The largest terrestrial salamander in North America. Neotenic larvae may grow to almost 14 inches (35 cm.) Large robust body with massive head, and stout limbs. Tail flattened from side to side. Dark brown to near black ground coloring above overlaid with light brown spotting or fine-grained marbling.
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