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  • 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
  • French
    • triton vert

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Recent observations

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

September 11, 2014

Place

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Description

Photo/observation by Kal Ivanov (VMNH).

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What

Red Eft Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

tylerplum

Date

September 3, 2014 12:15 PM EDT

Place

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

September 22, 2014

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

rogger

Date

August 31, 2014 08:40 AM EDT

Description

Eastern Newt (red eft stage) in Alvar Habitat

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

kylejones

Date

September 16, 2014 11:13 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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gbentall

Date

September 11, 2014 10:02 AM PDT

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Central Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Date

September 12, 2014

Description

Found under log near tipi and air shaft.

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Eastern newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

crimmer

Date

August 31, 2014 06:32 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

parker11

Date

September 9, 2014 05:03 PM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Date

September 5, 2014

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

September 6, 2014

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

zcota

Date

September 2, 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.