Green Salamander


Green Salamanders (Aneides aeneus)

Green salamanders are about 5 inches in length. Their greenish color makes them easy to identify. The ventral surface is pale and unmarked.  Flattened head and body along with expanded toe tips are modifications for climbing on trees and rocks.

 Mating generally occurs in late May and early June and eggs are deposited in June in rock crevices.  Females tend the eggs until they hatch in late September or early October. 

 Green Salamanders are found throughout the Allegheny Plateau to the eastern highlands.


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