Maryland's Salamanders and Newts (Order Caudata)
Green Salamander (Aneides aeneus)
Adult Photo of Green Salamander courtesy of Mark Tegges
3¼ - 5 in; Record: 5½ in.
- Only salamander in Maryland with conspicuous lichen green colored blotches on the back.
- Toes are square-tipped and spaced apart for climbing into rock crevices.
Habitat photo for Green Salamander courtesy of Scott Smith,
with inset photo courtesy of David Kazyak
- Rock crevices and trees adjacent to rock outcrops.
Distribution in Maryland: