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Common Name: Red Salamander
Family: Lungless Salamanders (Plethodontidae)
Genus: Pseudotriton
Species: ruber
Observer(s): Adam Charney; Noah Charney
Notes: We found the subadult (left) in the creek below the waterfall - we've seen larvae there too. The pictured larva (right) is from the proposed Bob Brown Park. "Requires intact deciduous forests and clean streams; this species can be severly impacted by deforestation; pollution; acid drainage from coal mines; and stream siltation and warming (Harding; 1997)."-Jonathan Lentz; Animal Diversity Web; http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu"