Two-lined salamander

The Two-lined salamander is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Two-lined salamanders are nocturnal and forage in the forest at night. There is some evidence that they are territorial, but the species has not been intensively studied by behavioral ecologists. More

two-lined salamanders are rarely seen in the summer, but may by found along the banks of free-flowing creeks and streams during other times of the year. More

The two-lined salamander is Connecticut's most common stream salamander. It has a wider range of habitat tolerance than the dusky salamander, including streams that are scoured on a regular basis. More

CONSERVATION BIOLOGY: The two-lined salamander is sensitive to intensive timbering, land clearing, stream pollution and siltation, and it is not found in urban areas and highly disturbed landscapes. More

Two-lined salamanders have a bright yellow belly. ©Mike Marchand photo NH Conservation Status: Not listed. State Rank Status: Widespread and secure. Distribution: Throughout NH . Description: A small (2. More

Adult Northern two-lined salamanders can range in size from 6.4 to 12.1 cm in length. They are characterized by a broad stripe that extends the length of their body. More

two-lined salamander, in the southern Appalachian mountains (Petranka 1998). Southern two-lined salamanders are associated with permanent small flowing waters such as seeps, springs, and stream corridors in hardwood forests of both uplands and bottomlands (Wilson 1995). More

Two-lined salamanders appear to be relatively secure in the region. IDENTIFICATION More

salamanders and Blue Ridge two-lined salamanders as subspecies of northern two-lined salamanders. I support the elevation of southern two-lined salamanders and Blue Ridge two-lined salamanders and, indeed, I believe both of those forms are polytypic (Sever, 1999b,c). In this report, E. More

Two-lined salamanders are a closely related complex of small (up to 12 cm in length), slender salamanders that occur in the eastern half of North America. Currently there are three recognized species, but there is still debate over how many species should be recognized. More

two-lined salamander (Eurycea cirrigera) were formerly considered different subspecies of a single species. Both species have an underlying yellow to orangish color and dark brown or black stripes which run down the sides of the body. More

The Southern Two-lined Salamander is common to uncommon throughout its range. Description - The Southern Two-lined Salamander is a small (6. More

the southern two-lined salamander is generally less vivid than that of the Blue Ridge two-lined salamander. More

Two-lined Salamanders range throughout most of Indiana, with the exception of about the northern quarter of the state and the southwestern corner (Minton 2001, pg. 78). More

There are 2 sibling species of two-lined salamanders in West Virginia, Northern Two-lined and Southern Two-lined. Both of these nearly identical species are about 4 inches long and have a dorsal color that varies from dull greenish-yellow to bright orange-yellow. More

The Southern Two-lined Salamander is very similar in appearance to the Northern Two-lined Salamander. They are small and slender with a broad yellow, greenish-yellow, or tan stripe that extends from head to tail. More

The Northern Two-lined Salamander is small and slender, with small legs. A broad yellow, greenish-yellow, or tan stripe extends from head to tail, and is bordered by uneven black lines. The light dorsal stripe is often marked with a row of dark spots or flecks. More

The Blue Ridge Two-lined Salamander (Eurycea wilderae) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to the United States. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, and freshwater springs. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

The southern two-lined salamander, Eurycea cirrigera, is native to the Southeast and ranges from the Mississippi River east through Kentucky and Virginia, and into parts of Illinois, Ohio and south through the Florida panhandle. More

The two-lined salamander is named for the two distinct dark lines bordering the yellow mid-dorsal stripe. These dark lines may separate into dashes along the caudal region. Individuals range in size from 6.4 to 12.1 cm. More

A two-lined salamander (Eurycea bislineata) observed in Allegheny County, NY. The bottom photo shows the habitat where the salamander was found. All text and photographs More

two-lined salamanders of the Eurycea bislineata complex. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 24:70-74. Another Chicago Region critter? . Or my Ecology home page? Site Meter Updated: October 9, 2007 Contact kenmierzwa@w-and-k. More

Ridge Two-lined Salamanders occur mostly in North Carolina and barely range into Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia. More

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Picture of Eurycea bislineata has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.
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Author: Brian Gratwicke
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Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Eurycea
Species : bislineata
Authority : (Green, 1818)