We are recognized by our dark mask in contrast to our white upper lip. Our body can be all sorts of colors: brown, beige, gray, pink or orange. We have two folds that run over our back from our eyes to our legs.
Our breeding season occurs in spring and is quite short: no more than two weeks! The size of our home range is variable, and depends in particular on the availability of breeding sites.
We are very common in Québec and in the Maritimes. We are the most Nordic amphibians of North America. As we are a forest dwelling species, the destruction these important areas could possibly hurt our populations.
Maximum size is 8cm long
Terrestrial, it mainly inhabits forests but it can also be found in damp fields and bogs.
Wide variety of insects and other invertebrates: spiders, slugs, worms and snails.