Three-lined Salamander - Eurycea guttolineata

Three-lined_Salamander

*The colored areas of the map above represent parishes with currently known records for the given species
 (Source: Jeff Boundy, LA Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries). By no means does it represent the full range of the species in the state, nor does it necessarily mean that a species can be found throughout the parish with the record. This is provided as a guide to where you might be able to find these species in the state and to aid in identification. A descriptive explanation of the range of each species can be found in the text below.


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Subspecies: No subspecies recognized.

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Louisiana Range:  The Florida Parishes.

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Global Conservation Status:  Three-lined Salamanders have a relatively wide distribution in the southeastern United States and a presumed large population, and thus, are listed as Least Concern by the IUCN Red List. Their NatureServe Global Conservation Status Rank is G5 (Secure).

Federal Conservation Status:  None

Louisiana Conservation Status:  Three-lined Salamanders do not have any special status in Louisiana.

Author's Remarks: I have found this species in West Feliciana, East Baton Rouge, St. Tammany, and St. Helena Parishes in Louisiana but have not herped much in most of their range in the state.

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