Three-lined salamander

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Three-lined salamander
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Plethodontidae
Genus: Eurycea
Species: E. guttolineata
Binomial name
Eurycea guttolineata
(Holbrook, 1838)

The three-lined salamander (Eurycea guttolineata) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae.

Distribution[edit]

The species is endemic to the Southeastern United States. It can be found in the Appalachian Mountains from Virginia and Tennessee south though the Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the Gulf Coast, including eastern Louisiana and western Florida.

Its natural habitats are temperate forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, freshwater springs, and canals and ditches.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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