Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Meet Your Neighbor

This is a Southern Two-lined Salamander, Eurycea cirrigera, and she probably lives in a stream near you. At a maximum length of about 3.5 inches, the Two-lined Salamander is a small salamander. This salamander gets its name from the two dark lines running along its sides from behind the eyes to the tip of the tail. The general coloration is usually a shade of yellow or yellowish brown.