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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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July 20, 2016

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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September 13, 2011 11:19 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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May 17, 2015 07:24 AM CEST

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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kbc011

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November 23, 2016 02:45 PM EST

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Ramapo Reservation, Mahwah, NJ

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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jaydraines

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November 28, 2016 10:51 PM EST

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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mperdicas

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March 6, 2011 01:41 PM EST

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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mperdicas

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April 22, 2015 01:24 PM EDT

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photo Jerry Cannon

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

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jack787

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October 30, 2016 01:59 PM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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August 23, 2013 10:41 PM EDT

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

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kevinemetcalf

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March 21, 2007 07:33 PM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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mperdicas

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March 9, 2012 03:01 AM EST

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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mperdicas

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May 9, 2012 08:19 PM 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.
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