Maryland's Salamanders and Newts (Order Caudata)
Long-tailed Salamander (Eurycea longicauda)
Long-tailed Salamander by Brian Gratwicke CC by 2.0s
4 - 6¼ in; Record - 7¾ in.
- Back may be yellow, orange, or brown with irregularly spaced black spots.
- Tail is over half the total length of the animal.
- Tail has two rows of herring bone-shaped markings along the sides.
Habitat Photo for Long-tailed Salamander
courtesy of Rebecca Chalmers
Distribution in Maryland: