Lead-Backed Salamander – 3/17/11

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 3/17/11

Observation Time: 3:15 p.m.

Observation Location: Coach Lane

Common Name: Lead-backed salamander

Scientific Name: Plethodon cinereus

Comments: The lead-backed salamander is a color variantĀ of the red-backed salamander. They live under rotting logs.

More Information: Fairfax County Public Schools

Lead-Backed Salamander