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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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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Date

May 26, 2016 01:58 PM EDT

Description

Number of Individuals Seen: 1

Weather Conditions: 24 degrees C. Overcast.

Habitat Type: Forest edge.

Behavior Observed: Under cover (log).

Description: Eft stage.

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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trevon

Date

May 18, 2016

Description

very small, found in trail.

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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jessicadgif

Date

May 2, 2016 11:04 AM EDT

Description

Along the Bear Loop Trail of Warm Springs Mountain Preserve

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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goulda

Date

May 20, 2016 10:16 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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May 24, 2016 11:50 AM EDT

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

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gabbie

Date

May 21, 2016

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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alex69

Date

May 17, 2016

Description

Small lizard about 3 inches long. small circular spots in a line on back

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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picze

Date

May 18, 2016

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Date

May 24, 2016 09:49 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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May 24, 2016 09:48 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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richardsonc

Date

May 21, 2016

Description

Small reddish orange newt

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

michael121

Date

May 17, 2016

Description

This Newt was found alone crawling across the forest floor. It was alone with no others in the surrounding area that we could observe.

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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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