[Tweeters] baby salamanders, maybe two kinds?

Paul Bannick paul.bannick at gmail.com
Mon Jul 22 14:09:25 PDT 2019


newts lay eggs singly wrapped in vegetation, northwestern salamanders lay
eggs Jan-March in round masses around a stem or branch. Long-toed lay tiny
masses about the size of a finger digit or smaller. Send me a photo and I
could easily id.

On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 1:58 PM Stan Bezimienny <grzebiuszkaziemna at gmail.com>
wrote:


> Vicki,

>

> There are only three species of pond-breeding salamanders in the area,

> rough-skin newts, long-toed and northwestern salamanders, I you did not see

> large egg masses (grapefruit sized) attached to branches in your pond, they

> probably are newts or long-toed. The larvae will be difficult to tell

> apart, watch them grow, the adults are easily identified. If the pond is

> small with not too much cover, you will end up with rather few, the larve

> are canibalistic.

>

> Stan

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