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Eastern Newt (Red Eft form)

Notophthalamus viridescens


Small brown lizard, maybe between 2-2.5in long. maybe 6 white spots near the spine and many smaller black spots covering its body


found next to my front door where grass and a rockbed are

1 species ID suggestions

Eastern Newt aka Red eft
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern newt


Jake Barnes
Jake Barnes 3 years ago

I agree with eastern newt but I did more searching, do you think it might be the subspecies of central newt? The orange dots don't seem to be fully encired

Texas, USA

Lat: 30.24, Long: -95.51

Spotted on Jun 20, 2015
Submitted on Jun 20, 2015

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