Description: Adult Morphology: A medium-sized, lean, dark salamander with distinctive green lichen-like blotching. Dorsal background color is dark gray or blackish and the green blotching can be a mossy green to bright green or even yellowish. Ventral coloration is a plain, lighter gray. These salamanders have distinguishing square-shaped toe pads.
Size: Green salamanders reach total lengths of about 4-5 inches.
Larvae: Aneides have no aquatic larvae; small terrestrial juveniles hatch from eggs. Hatchlings look similar to adults with a shorter tail. They are are