Western redback salamander

Plethodon vehiculum

The western redback salamander is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family, found in Canada and the United States. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and rocky areas. The animal has a colored stripe on its back which varies from red to yellow.
Status: Least concern
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyPlethodontidae
GenusPlethodon
SpeciesP. vehiculum