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

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Recent observations

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

bendingtree

Date

June 30, 2015

Description

These were out in abundance today. Had to watch where I was stepping!

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

karolina

Date

June 30, 2015 05:05 PM EDT

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What

Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

jojoh

Date

June 25, 2015 05:57 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

metasilk

Date

June 25, 2015 12:09 PM EDT

Description

Birds of Vermont Museum's pond
Perhaps a dozen or so easily spotted

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

metasilk

Date

June 25, 2015 12:28 PM EDT

Description

Tring to eat a tadpole about half it's own length . Newts In pond today ranged in color from dark copper to muddy chocolate to dark olive. Some had red spots quite bright, others not.

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

susanelliott

Date

June 24, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

discoverycamp

Date

June 24, 2015 02:31 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found in lake.

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What

Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

kdsc

Date

June 24, 2015 01:03 PM EDT

Description

Found in Lake Superior Provincial Park, salamander in terrestrial eft (juvenile) stage

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What

Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Date

June 15, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Date

June 21, 2015

Description

This larval newt was one of several found in a small, man- made pond that has lately been utilized by various frogs, toads, and most recently red- spotted newts. I would like to know if this is a red- spotted newt larva.

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

susanelliott

Date

June 19, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

skwidbreth

Date

June 16, 2015 05:30 PM EDT

Description

Saw many of these guys - at least 100 - shaupeneak ridge park

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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.