Seepage salamander is the name of the species that used to be called the Cherokee salamander and the Alabama salamander. Tennessee is the northeastern edge of the seepage salamander's range. It is more common in North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama. It has straight-edged, reddish-brown stripes in the northern part of its range and wavy-brown stripes in Alabama. It lives among leaf litter and eats springtails, beetle larvae, and mites.