Classification
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  • Italian
    • Tritone americano orientale
  • Scientific Names
    • Notophthalmus viridescens
    • Diemictylus viridescens
    • Diemictylus viridescens viridescens
    • Salamandra dorsalis
    • Triturus viridescens
  • English
    • Eastern Newt
    • Broken-striped Newt
    • Central Newt
    • Peninsula Newt
    • Red-spotted Newt
    • Red Spotted Newt
    • Red Eft
  • French
    • triton vert

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Recent observations

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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npollock66

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May 4, 2016

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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sean_bromley

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May 4, 2016 03:31 PM CDT

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Three found

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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kghopkin

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April 28, 2016 02:40 PM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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preeds

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May 1, 2016 12:40 PM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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joshualincoln

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April 20, 2016

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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eandrews

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December 25, 2015 11:30 AM EST

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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pinemountain

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May 1, 2016

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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psweet

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May 24, 2004 07:57 AM CDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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krosenthal

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March 24, 2007 03:38 PM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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mz_surprise

Date

May 1, 2016 09:44 AM EDT

Description

These little guys are out and about! Be careful where you tread!

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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espadaalissa

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May 16, 2014

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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lakekoshare

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July 22, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

The eastern newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) is a common newt of eastern North America. They frequent small lakes, ponds, and streams or near-by wet forests. They can coexist in an aquatic environment with small, noncarnivorous fish, as their skin secretes a poisonous substance when the newt is threatened or injured. They have lifespans of 12 to 15 years in the wild, and may grow to five inches in length. These newts are common aquarium pets, being either...

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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