Encountering all three species of newt within a meter of each other was a piece of luck! This shot shows another way to tell apart Taricha torosa and T. granulosa: in the former, the yellow coloration extends right up to the eye, and in the latter the dark coloration tends to extend below the eye. Stebbins actually says you should check the color of the lower eyelid, which seems somewhat absurd, unless it has its eye closed, like this T. granulosa does.
|Photos or sounds?||Yes|
|Is the organism wild/naturalized?||Unknown|
|Does the location seem accurate?||Unknown|
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