3 in a small group in stream.
Number of Individuals Seen: 1
Weather Conditions: 16 degrees C. Sunny.
Habitat Type: Forested area close to stream.
Behavior Observed: Under cover (log).
We saw a larva on the western side of one of the Discovery Drive wildlife underpasses. It was swimming in a shallow pool, and took shelter under a large rock.
Eggs with developing larva of N. 2-lined Salamander. Found in stream under a rock with adult salamander present.
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...