Two-lined Salamander (Eurycea bislineata); photo ref.: Salamander,Two-lined_ANP_©DaveSpier_D046576t+DS
Middlebury College Biology field trip
Seen on multiple days underneath plastic, in a moist spot near a spring culvert.
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...