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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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

dkwalkup

Date

January 30, 2016 05:02 PM CST

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

johannaharvey

Date

January 30, 2016 05:01 PM CST

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

trichomanes

Date

January 29, 2016 04:53 PM CST

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

wesleyneely

Date

March 28, 2014 02:00 PM CDT

Description

Found in a beaver pond that was full of newts of this species.

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

calloftheloon

Date

September 17, 2011 09:52 AM EDT

Description

Found in coastal plain marsh in Allegan County State Game Area while pulling up a plant for a research collection

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Date

May 24, 2014

Description

Red Eft

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Date

July 11, 2014

Description

Red Eft stage.

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Date

May 20, 2014

Place

Caledon (Google, OSM)

Description

Red Eft stage.

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What

Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Date

August 22, 2015

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

dmh

Date

June 25, 2009

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

scottabos

Date

December 20, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

May 26, 1999

Description

Many breeding adults

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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.