Classification
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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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jennifercandler

Date

May 7, 2016 05:14 PM HST

Description

Red eft, Sewanee

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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hinatea

Date

August 15, 2016 10:43 AM EDT

Description

Red eft

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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yankechgary

Date

September 14, 2014

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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birdbliss

Date

January 12, 2017 11:20 AM CST

Description

Adult male with black toe tips and ridges under legs

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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jmarchal

Date

January 17, 2017 01:20 PM EST

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

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lucareptile

Date

March 30, 2015 10:40 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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chneumeyer

Date

January 12, 2017 07:45 PM EST

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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naturalista1

Date

January 11, 2017 06:40 PM CST

Description

Eastern Red Newts seen in amplexus on a gorgeous January evening (64 degrees).

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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larry522

Date

June 6, 2016 08:03 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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neild

Date

September 2, 2012 12:16 PM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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mclough

Date

June 6, 2016 06:42 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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awruck

Date

April 29, 2016 01:53 PM PDT

Description

Found in water/muddy substrate on edge of pond.

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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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