Plethodon cinereus


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Noun1.Plethodon cinereus - common salamander of eastern North AmericaPlethodon cinereus - common salamander of eastern North America
salamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
genus Plethodon, Plethodon - type genus of the Plethodontidae
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Influence of cover and moisture on abundances of the terrestrial salamanders Plethodon cinereus and Plethodon glutinosus.
Evidence from the embryogenesis of a direct developing salamander, Plethodon cinereus.
Voucher specimens for Trachemys scripta elegans (SJCZC R322) and Plethodon cinereus (SJCZC A350) were deposited in the Saint Joseph's College zoological collection in Rensselaer, Indiana.
2004) detected no affect of fire on populations of Plethodon cinereus in Virginia and Greenberg and Waldrop (2008) noted no response of Plethodon to prescribed burning in the Appalachian Highlands.
For example, the terrestrial plethodontid salamander, Plethodon cinereus (Eastern Red-backed Salamander), exhibited stronger avoidance responses to chemical cues from salamander-fed snakes than from worm-fed snakes (Murray and Jenkins 1999; Sullivan and others 2002).
Nocturnal animals like this Plethodon cinereus h unt after dark.
Two caudates, Hemidactylium scutatum and Plethodon cinereus, are known to occur in the townships we surveyed, but they were not found at KMWA by either Allen (1963) or us.
Plethodon cinereus (Green, 1818), Eastern Red-backed Salamander (I, II, III, IV)
The researchers studied the red-backed salamander Plethodon cinereus.