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Northern Two-lined Salamander   

Eurycea bislineata



Size:                  A small sized salamander measuring 2.8 to 4.3 inches in

                           length with a laterally flattened tail.


Color:                The dorsum is variable in color ranging from gold to

                            yellowish-brown, with two parallel dark brown or black

                            stripes extending onto the tail with scattered spots

                            in-between. The venter is yellow in color.             


Behavior:          Behavior is variable from remaining completely still to

                            quickly fleeing when uncovered.        


Habitat:             Streams and seeps throughout the state.            




Commonly Confused Native Species:


  • Often Not Confused with other Species

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