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Many-lined Salamander

Many-lined Salamanders are a highly aquatic and small-sized species. Their lower body has some characteristic lines which are the reason they are named as such.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Order Urodela
    Family Plethodontidae
    Subfamily Hemidactyliinae
    Genus Stereochilus
    Scientific Name Stereochilus marginatus


    Size 2.5-4.5 in (6.35-11.43 cm)
    Color Pale yellow or brown body with some dark and light colored longitudinal lines on the lower body
    Distribution United States of America
    Habitat Swamps, seepages, underneath trees, amidst leaves
    Diet Smaller invertebrates
    Breeding Season Winter
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    Clutch Size 16-121 eggs
    Reproductive Age Males: 1-2 year Females: 3-4 years
    Average Lifespan Not observed
    IUCN Conservation Status Least concern

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    Published on January 2nd 2019 by under Salamanders. Article was last reviewed on 28th December 2018.

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