red eft


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Noun1.red eft - red terrestrial form of a common North American newtred eft - red terrestrial form of a common North American newt
newt, triton - small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia
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Red Eft--The land form of the red-spotted newt (see April 2003 Conservationist), the red eft is perhaps one of our most readily recognized salamanders.
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.