Amphibian Species Accountsfor Metro Atlanta

Information on each species native to Metro Atlanta, including identification characteristics — with images of adults, eggs, larvae and juveniles. Also wetland type, seasonality and frog calls.

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Plethodon serratus

Southern Red-backed Salamanders are a small salamander with terrestrial habits. They can be found under things in forested areas. They breed terrestrially in the winter and gilled larvae hatch from the eggs, but quickly metamorphose after a day or two.

Southern Red-backed Salamanders are KNOWN from both Fulton and Dekalb counties.

 

Adult With Eggs

Adult With Eggs

Larva

Larva

Juvenile

Juvenile

Juvenile

Juvenile

Variations of the Southern Red-backed Salamander

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