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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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.
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.
The red-backed salamander, Plethodon cinereus cinereus body length ranges from 57 mm to 92 mm (Conant, 1975).
Highton (1959) successfully used this method for determining inheritance of coloration in the red backed salamander, Plethodon cinereus.
tigrinum, Notophthalmus viridescens, Plethodon cinereus, P.
Manitou Notophthalmus viridescens X X X Plethodon cinereus X X X X X Ambystoma laterale X X X Ambystoma maculatum X X Bufo americanus X X X X X X Hyla versicolor X Pseudacris crucifer X X* X X X Rana catesbeiana X X Rana clamitans X X X X Rana sylvatica X X Rana pipiens X X Chelydra serpentina X X X Chrysemys picta X X X X Thamnophis sirtalis X X X X X Thamnophis sauritus X X Nerodia sipedon X X X X X Storeria dekayi X Storeria occipitomaculata X X X Diadophis punctatus X X X X Liochlorophis vernalis X Lampropeltis triangulum X X X X Species Islands S.