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Northern slimy salamander Seen in moist habitat containing leaf litter, stones, fallen branches and close to streams. <br />
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15 cm length Geotagged,Northern slimy salamander,Plethodon glutinosus,Summer,United States,Urodela,fauna,grey-spotted salamander,lungless salamander,pennsylvania,plethodontidae,slippery salamander,vertebrate,viscid salamander Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

    comments (11)

  1. FANTASTIC!!! Posted one year ago
    1. Beautiful little things aren't they, especially this dark colour with lighter spots. I quite got in to salamanders when visiting PA. Posted one year ago
  2. Great find Ruth, well done.
    Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks Paul - although it was here and gone in a second, pictured in this shot fleeing the scene. I managed this one image before it disappeared once again in to the leaf litter. Posted one year ago
  3. Nice finding! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you and glad you enjoyed. A good excuse for crawling around on a forest floor (which I love doing ha ha). Posted one year ago
  4. How cool, and it looks quite huge. Posted one year ago
    1. I does in this shot, I see what you mean. The angle I happened to be at as it decided to give me no time to admire its beauty and uniqueness and shot off like lightning in to the leaf litter. The rascal. Posted one year ago
  5. Great shot Ruth!! Posted one year ago
  6. Striking looking salamander ! Lovely shot too Ruth. Posted one year ago
  7. I just found one today, Ruth! I was thrilled!
    Northern Slimy Salamander (Plethodon glutinosus) Under the bark of a rotting log on a moist forested trail. At Hidden Pond Songbird trail in Murray County, GA. I was only able to pull off one shot before it dropped into the leaf litter and disappeared! Geotagged,Northern slimy salamander,Plethodon glutinosus,United States,Winter
    Posted one year ago

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The northern slimy salamander is a species of terrestrial plethodontid salamander found throughout much of the eastern two-thirds of the United States.

Similar species: Salamanders
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Dec 7, 2020. Captured Jun 28, 2014 14:19 in 453 Evergreen Dr, Belle Vernon, PA 15012, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/3.5
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 18mm