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Larval Amphibians - Salamanders

Central Newt

Notophthalmus viridescens louisianensis
  • Larvae length 35-42mm
  • Darker brown than eastern newt; lateral line of intermittent light spots and black speckling; dark brown stripe with flecks extends from snout through eye; tapered snout
  • Tail same colour as body, fin transparent; dorsal tail fin does not extend onto body
  • Life history, egg deposition, and habitat characteristics similar to N. v. viridescens