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Northern Two-lined Salamander

The northern two-lined salamanders are named because of their two lines on the body. The small species prefers watery places for living, but can stay away from water if the place is moist enough.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Order Urodela
    Family Plethodontidae
    Genus Eurycea
    Scientific Name Euryceabislineata


    Size 2.5-4.7 in (6.35 -11.9 cm)
    Color Yellowish brown or yellow body with transparent belly, two lines from head to tail
    Distribution North-eastern province of North America
    Habitat Seepages, streams, moist areas
    Diet Spiders, centipedes, pillbugs, mayflies, and beetle
    Predators Ring-necked snales, garter snakes, owls, and larger salamanders
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    Breeding Season September-May
    Reproductive Age 3-4 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on January 7th 2019 by under Salamanders. Article was last reviewed on 7th January 2019.

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