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Red salamander

Pseudotriton ruber

Description:

Has a smooth slithery back and has orange and yellow scales.

Habitat:

Found near the Westbrook Stream under leaves.

1 Species ID Suggestions

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago
Red-backed Salamander
Plethodon cinereus Red-backed salamander


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2 Comments

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 5 years ago

As Ashley has noted, yours is a red-backed salamander. This is a red salamander - Pseudotriton ruber:

http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/213...

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

If you look at photos of red salamanders, like you currently have this one labelled as, you will see they look nothing like your little guy.

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Spotted on Oct 15, 2015
Submitted on Oct 20, 2015

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