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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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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

field_daze

Date

May 21, 2015 06:06 PM EDT

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Red Eft Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

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marvelliott

Date

May 19, 2015

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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erikamitchell

Date

May 17, 2015 11:22 AM EDT

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Red Spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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susanelliott

Date

May 18, 2015

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Red Spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Date

May 16, 2015

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

tirzah

Date

May 16, 2015 02:36 PM EDT

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red eft Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

bendingtree

Date

May 8, 2015

Description

in damp leaf duff above waterfall.

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

azornoutdoors

Date

May 14, 2015 02:31 PM EDT

Description

Adult red-spotted newt found in pond south of Visitors Center at Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

coreyjlange

Date

April 14, 2012

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Red-spotted Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens viridescens) Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

jpalus

Date

April 3, 2015 05:10 PM EDT

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red eft Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

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deandsusan

Date

May 11, 2015 03:15 PM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

jaceporter

Date

August 3, 2013
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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.