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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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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

kylejones

Date

July 22, 2014 04:35 PM EDT

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 15, 2013 07:05 AM CDT

Description

In deciduous woodland. Red eft stage.

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red eft Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

ctracey

Date

September 24, 2009 02:24 PM EDT

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Red Spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

milopyne

Date

July 15, 2014 04:41 PM EDT

Description

Red eft; juvenile newt.

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

tonyg

Date

July 14, 2014

Place

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Red Spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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geniegreenie

Date

July 10, 2014

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Eastern newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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crimmer

Date

July 3, 2014 07:18 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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sarahcarline

Date

July 9, 2014 08:20 AM EDT

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eastern newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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pmmullins

Date

June 29, 2014

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

mcpd_biologist

Date

July 7, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Dip-netted from a new (~2yrs) pond. Pond stocked with largemouth bass and bluegill.

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

hcoyle

Date

July 3, 2014 01:41 PM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

sallen

Date

May 31, 2014
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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.