Number of Individuals Seen: 3
Weather Conditions: Mostly sunny, 26 degrees C.
Habitat Type: Creek bank.
Behavior Observed: Under cover (small rocks).
Found by Troy Hibbitts
Observed under a rock adjacent to a running stream.
Found under debris adjacent to a stream at 10:49.
Saw 1 salamander nymph in the water; I tried to catch it with a net, but it was very quick to dive under new rocks after I removed the rock that it was hiding under.
More larvae specimens found after kick sample
Found on herp. outreach walk; Desmognathus fuscus on left in photo, Eurycea bislineata on right
The northern two-lined salamander (Eurycea bislineata) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family found in Canada and the United States. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, rivers, intermittent rivers, freshwater marshes, freshwater springs, arable land, and urban areas. It is more water-oriented than the related northern redback salamander, and can often be found in and around water such as rain puddles, streams, swamps, and damp stream beds, whereas the northern redback tends...