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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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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

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aredoubles

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August 28, 2016 01:11 PM CDT

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

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davidseburn

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August 28, 2016 10:12 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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sttpgh

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August 28, 2016 08:55 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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gringoire

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August 28, 2016 03:34 PM COT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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sarah132

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August 27, 2016 06:32 PM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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susanelliott

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August 27, 2016 11:19 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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jmalmisur

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August 26, 2016 09:47 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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gaudettelaura

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August 25, 2016 03:52 PM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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superduperwren

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May 16, 2015 08:47 AM EDT

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

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kelly90

Date

August 25, 2016 04:36 PM EDT

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Red Eft stage

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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uniflora

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August 21, 2016 10:51 AM EDT

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

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stephen41

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August 8, 2016 02:46 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.
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