Three-lined Salamander

The Three-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.

The three-lined salamander is a representative of the long-tailed salamanders, and is one of the most striking Eurycea in our region. The tail of Eurycea guttolineata is between half and two-thirds the total length of the animal. More

The Three-lined Salamander (Eurycea guttolineata) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to the United States. More

Three-lined Salamanders live in woody areas near water, especially streams. More

The Three-lined Salamander is common throughout its range. More

Habitat/Range: Three-lined salamanders are fairly abundant at lower elevations in much of central and western North Carolina. Although terrestrial as adults, three-lined salamanders are rarely found far from wetlands, springs, streams, and wet ditches. Diet: Three-lined salamanders feed on a wide variety of invertebrates. More

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Three-lined salamanders are found in swampy areas, along the margins of sluggish streams. The three-lined salamander ranges from the mountains to the sea in South Carolina. More

An adult Three-lined Salamander on wet rocks. An adult Three-lined Salamander curled up on wet rocks and mud. An adult Three-lined Salamander on wet rocks. An adult Three-lined Salamander curled up on wet rocks and mud. More

The three-lined salamander is distinguished by its three dark stripes, one being the narrow mid-dorsal line, which may be broken into spots as it approaches the caudal region, and the others extending along the sides of the body from behind the eyes to the tip More

The three-lined salamander is a long (10-18 cm) slender species. It has a yellowish-orange to orange dorsum with a black stripe along the spine and a dark brown or black stripe along either side of the body. More

The absence of the three-lined salamanders from the bulk of North Carolina More

Three-Lined Salamander, movie of blood flowing in gills Brook Salamanders: Southern Two-Lined Salamander Eurycea cirrigera adult adult, approx. 3.5 inches adult, approx. 3. More

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Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Eurycea
Species : longicauda
Authority : (Green, 1818)