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    • 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

Red Spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

jjose

Date

May 5, 2014

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

connor22

Date

October 15, 2014 11:26 AM CDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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johnwilliams

Date

December 26, 2013

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eastern newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Date

October 13, 2014 08:13 PM EDT

Description

Found this red elf inside the building at work.

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

nicholas

Date

October 10, 2014 12:03 PM CDT

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Date

October 7, 2014 08:41 AM EDT

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What

Central Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

treeder86

Date

October 2, 2014

Description

Found during the round of storms that passed through the area that night. At one point, the little guy got a tad agitated during photos and attempted an unken-reflex posture.

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

September 11, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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

(Somewhere...)

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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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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.