Plethodon cinereus (Green, 1818)

Red-backed Salamander

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Vertebrate

Sublevel 2: Amphibian

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Phylum: Chordata

Class: Amphibia

Order: Caudata

Family: Plethodontidae

Genus: Plethodon

Species: Plethodon cinereus

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations: None

LIFE HISTORY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

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