Northern Spring Salamander

Gyrinophilus porphyriticus porphyriticus

Northern Spring Salamander Northern Spring Salamander
Photo by Robert Rold Photography Photo by Robert Rold Photography
Northern Spring Salamander closeup
Photo by Robert Rold Photography
Description:  The Northern Spring Salamander ranges in size from 4.5-7.5 inches.  Coloration is light brown to pink to red with light speckling.  Overall coloration can be clouded.  A light line runs from the eye to the nostril.  Small, black speckling on throat and belly.

Habitat:  Found in cool waters such as springs and mountain springs.  Can be found in surrounding areas in moist spots.

Behavior:

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