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My first Red-Back Salamander! Found 6 in this location. Under one large rock I found 3, one of them was in the "Lead-Back" coloration phase from what I understand. Correct me if this all gray one is a different species but it was right alongside a Red-Back and from what I read they go through a color phase that looks like this.

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I should add that it looks very similar to the four-toed salamander but after reading that this is a common mistake the belly of the all gray one shows a different pattern than that of a four-toed salamander.

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Eastern Red-backed Salamander - Photo (c) Ian Marsman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
Community ID: Eastern Red-backed Salamander (Plethodon cinereus)
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