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Red-backed salamander

Plethodon cinereus


has a broad mottled dull red stripe on back, darker along its flanks, small and slender, seeking shelter under logs.


moist places under log. several, one under each log, at Wolfes Pond Park, Staten Island.

1 Species ID Suggestions

HemaShah 10 years ago
Red Backed Salamander
Plethodon cinereus Red-backed salamander

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alicelongmartin 11 years ago

It has to be beautiful, just a little too much light.

Isabela 11 years ago

Very cool!

anne yen
Spotted by
anne yen

NYC, New York, USA

Spotted on Nov 7, 2010
Submitted on Nov 8, 2010

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