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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 11 years ago

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

keithp2012
keithp2012 11 years ago

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

anne yen
anne yen 12 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 12 years ago

Nice ID Anne! Spotting updated.

anne yen
anne yen 12 years ago

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

Icarus
Spotted by
Icarus

New Jersey

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

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