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Plethodon cinereus
Plethodon cinereus
Eastern Red-backed Salamander
Photographer: David Blackburn
Collection: AmphibiaWeb

ID: 1111 1111 1111 3877 (2005-07-28)

Copyright © 2005 Dave Blackburn

  • date of photo  Jul 22, 2005
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
  • animal's place of origin   Estabrook Woods, Concord (Massachusetts, US)
  • family Plethodontidae
  • order Caudata
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  P. cinereus eggs found in clutches of 4 to 9 eggs either underneath or in cavities within decomposing logs.
  • keywords: egg
  • camera   Multiple focal planes were captured with a JVC 3-CCD digital camera, mounted on a dissecting microscope, using AutoMontage Pro 5
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Eastern Red-backed Salamander, Red-backed Salamander, Northern Redback Salamander (AW )
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