Family: Plethodontidae, Lungless Salamanders view all from this family
Description Short, dark gills. Light-dark gray with black streaks. Sometimes small row of spots on sides. Finned tail. 19-21 costal grooves.
Dimensions 5.1-8.1cm. (2-3 1/8")
Breeding Fall-spring. Eggs laid under stones.
Habitat Temperate forests, rivers, and freshwater springs.
Range Neosho & illinois river drainages to Missouri, Oklahoma & Arkansas.
Discussion Forst discovered at Tyner Creek, Oklahome, from which it gets its name. Doesn't transform. Isolated colonies along stream beds due to preferential stream bottoms.