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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

Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Date

April 19, 2015 12:19 PM EDT

Description

This salamander swam up and seemed to have seen me. Then I was lucky enough to witness an attempted mating or a wrestling match. Either way it was unexpected and an interesting sight to see.

Photos / Sounds

What

Central Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

treeder86

Date

April 19, 2015

Description

Eft.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

zaccota

Date

April 18, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

randrew706

Date

April 18, 2015 06:37 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

ig1035

Date

April 12, 2015 01:53 PM CDT

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What

Central Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. louisianensis

Observer

bmcgreg1

Date

March 19, 2015 04:02 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Central Newt (Notophthalmus viridescens louisianensis) Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. louisianensis

Observer

mikaylahouse3

Date

April 11, 2015 06:30 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Date

April 11, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

etchberm

Date

April 11, 2015 04:49 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

denniswross

Date

April 9, 2015 07:56 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

red eft Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

ezmurtaugh

Date

April 9, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

nataliebee

Date

March 26, 2015 09:45 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.