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newt

one of several species of tailed amphibians which, together with the salamanders, form the order Urodela.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Caption: A red eft will spend the winter underground in the forest.
Their smooth skin, stout legs, and sturdy keeled tail distinguish these lungless salamanders from the red eft stage of the red-spotted newt.
Red-spotted Newt--One of New York's most familiar salamanders, the red-spotted newt is perhaps best recognized in its terrestrial juvenile red eft stage.