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Southern Two-lined Salamander

The southern two-lined salamander is a species which is not observed much to establish facts regarding it. The scientific name ‘cirrigera’ means with a lot of hair, probably referring to the hairy nose and lips of the adult male salamander.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Caudata
    Family Plethodontidae
    Genus Eurycea
    Scientific Name Eurycea cirrigera

    Size 2.5-4.7 in (6.35-12 cm)
    Color Light brown body with two distinctive black lines on the body
    Distribution United States
    Habitat Swamps, freshwater springs, rivers and temperate forests
    Diet Insects, mollusks, crustaceans, and copepods
    Breeding Season Winter
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    Clutch Size 50 eggs
    Average Lifespan Not known
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on January 14th 2019 by under Salamanders. Article was last reviewed on 10th January 2019.

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