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Mud Salamander

Pseudotriton montanus

Notes:

I found this little guy by a storm water ditch when I stopped to check the mail today.

2 Species ID Suggestions

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago
Mud Salamander
Pseudotriton montanus Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - Salamanders of TN
Pixie
Pixie 7 years ago
Red Salamander
Pseudotriton ruber


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5 Comments

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 7 years ago

cool kishaB!

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

You're welcome :) Salamanders are adorable!

KishaB
KishaB 7 years ago

I was thinking Mud Salamander from looking it up myself, so thanks for confirming it!!

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

Red Salamanders are much more heavily spotted and the iris is golden. Mud Salamanders have widely scattered spots and have a brown iris. This salamander has widely scattered spots and a brown iris.

Pixie
Pixie 7 years ago

Super cute little red salamamder

KishaB
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KishaB

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Mar 17, 2014
Submitted on Mar 17, 2014

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