Eastern Zigzag Salamander ranges in size from 2.5-3.5 inches long.
Coloration in the light phase is light tan with a reddish to brownish
stripe. The stripe has a wavy, curvy or zigzagged border. The
dark brown phase usually does show the dorsal stripe. On the belly
is orange to red mottling.
Habitat: Found in woodlands
and woodland streams and springs.
Behavior: The Eastern
Zigzag Salamander feeds on spiders, beetles, mites and other small
invertebrates. During hot weather, zigzag salamanders move
underground to escape the heat.