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Salamander (Northern Two-lined)

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Eurycea bislineata
Salamander (Northern Two-lined)


They are found in the eastern part of Southern Canada and the U.S.


They are found in or near flowing streams with rocky bottoms.

Body Traits

They reach less than 4 inches long and are a yellowish-brown color with many tiny black dots. They have 2 dark lines that run down their back ending in spots on their tail.


They will hide during the day under flat rocks and logs.


They eat insects and other small animals like snails and earthworms.


Trout will eat young salamanders.

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They lay their eggs in a mass underwater, under a rock or log. After they hatch, they breath with gills for up to 3 years before turning into adult salamanders.

Salamander (Northern Two-lined)


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Plethodontidae
Subfamily: Plethodontinae
Genus: Eurycea
Species: E. bislineata

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