Lungless Salamanders species

Western Redback Salamander

The western redback salamander (Plethodon vehiculum) is a species of lungless salamander found in western North America, including Canada. This species is commonly found in moist, forested habitats throughout the Pacific Northwest region of Canada, including British Columbia and parts of Alberta. The western redback salamander is a relatively small species, growing to a maximum  Learn more on Western Redback Salamander »

Eastern Redback Salamander

The eastern redback salamander (Plethodon cinereus) is a small species of lungless salamander that is found in eastern North America, including Canada. This species is commonly found in deciduous forests throughout much of Canada, from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to southern Quebec and Ontario. eastern redback salamanders are relatively small, growing to a maximum  Learn more on Eastern Redback Salamander »

Eschscholtz’s Salamander

Eschscholtz’s Salamander (Plethodon eschscholtzii) is a species of lungless salamander that is found in North America, including Canada. This species is found in the western United States and in southwestern British Columbia, where it is known as the Olympic Salamander. Eschscholtz’s Salamander is a relatively small species, growing to a maximum length of about 12  Learn more on Eschscholtz’s Salamander »

Wandering Salamander

The Wandering Salamander (Aneides vagrans) is a fascinating amphibian species found in western parts of North America, including Canada. Known for its ability to climb trees and its nomadic lifestyle, this species is a unique and important part of Canada’s biodiversity. In this blog post, we’ll explore the biology, habitat, and conservation of the Wandering  Learn more on Wandering Salamander »

Four-toed salamander

Hemidactylium scutatum The Four toed salamander is a medium sized amphibians the reach 5 to 10 cm and is part of the Plethodontidae family of amphibians, the lungless salamanders. It is red to brown in colour with gray sides and a white belly black-dotted belly and an orange tail. In the wild they can also  Learn more on Four-toed salamander »

Clouded Salamander

Aneides ferreus The clouded salamander is a medium size salamander that reach around 8 to 10 cm and have slim elongated legs and are very agile which make them one of the rare amphibians of Canada that likes to climb. Clouded salamander are member of the Plethodontidae family : the lungless salamanders.   Clouded salamanders  Learn more on Clouded Salamander »

Northern spring salamander

Gyrinophilus porphyriticus porphyriticus Northern spring salamanders are an amphibians species that belong to the Plethodontidae family, the lungless salamanders. It’s Latin name comes from the Greek name of a purple stone, the porphyry and for this reason northern spring salamanders are often called purple salamanders in reason of it’s colours.   Northern spring salamanders are  Learn more on Northern spring salamander »

Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander

Desmognathus Ochrophaeus The Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander is a medium-sized salamander specie from Canada that grows up to 10cm. Adults are brown and have widely variable coloration patterns. Usually, it wear a light stripe down the back, with a row of dark spots on the centre and dark pigments on the flank. Allegheny mountain dusky  Learn more on Allegheny Mountain Dusky Salamander »

Two-Lined Salamander

Eurycea Bislineata Two-lined salamander are small sized, reaching 8.5 cm with the tail counting for half of this size and has every members of it’s family, the plethodontidae they are lungless and relates on their skin for breathing. The Two-lined salamander is known in Canada has the Brook Salamander because of their preference for running  Learn more on Two-Lined Salamander »