Red-spotted Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens)

Richmond, A. R.

Juvenile Red-spotted Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens)

One of the most common and most beautiful of the Massachusetts salamanders. This is the juvenile, terrestrial state of the Red-spotted Newt.

These animals are often found after rains, on the roads in the hills around U-Mass. This one was photographed during a field survey conducted by Alan Richmond