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Red-spotted Newt (Eastern Newt)

Notophthalmus viridescens

Description:

Small orange lizard

Habitat:

Forest floor

Notes:

About 1.5 inches long

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5 Comments

Yasser
Yasser 6 years ago

Hey great catch! We've updated the species category. Thanks!

keithp2012
keithp2012 6 years ago

It's an amphibian, not a lizard. I have a Fire Belly Newt.

anne yen
anne yen 7 years ago

I love these little guys! They're born in water, then go for years wandering on land, and then go back to the water to become adults.

Yasser
Yasser 7 years ago

Nice ID Anne! Spotting updated.

anne yen
anne yen 7 years ago

Red-spotted newt (eastern newt) in it's eft stage

New Jersey

Lat: 41.00, Long: -75.08

Spotted on Apr 24, 2010
Submitted on Apr 24, 2010

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