Native SpeciesSpotted salamander

Ambystoma maculatum
NOT FOUND by SMSciGr4a
2018-06-11
Lincolnville
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by GOK
Peer reviewed by HER
Field Notes
It was very sunny. There were bugs everywhere. There were dead alewives. It was warm.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
The red-spotted newt is 5.7 to 12.2 cm long, but the spotted salamander is 15 cm to 25 cm long.
Photo of my evidence.
The Red spotted newt has three toes, while the Spotted salamander has four toes.
Photo of my evidence.
The red spotted newt has about 21 red spots while the Spotted Salamander has up to fifty yellow/orange spots.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find it
Scientific name:
Ambystoma maculatum
Common name:
Spotted salamander
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Net
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.312900 °
Longitude: 
W -69.042100 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Coastal - Beach or dune
Trip Information
Name:
Ducktrap River Spring Assessment (Tanglewood)
Trip date: 
Mon, 2018-06-11 09:04
Town or city: 
Lincolnville
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Freshwater
Watershed: 
Eastern Coastal
MIDAS Code: 
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
9 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Paved road
Dirt road
Walking trail
People
Water temperature: 
24.0°C
pH: 
6.0
Dissolved oxygen: 
4.0mg/L

Comments

You are correct that you did not find a spotted salamander, but found a newt eft (the juvenile, terrestrial life stage). I would suggest you change your Identification to Notophthalmus viridescens: FOUND. Nice job