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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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What

Red spotted newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

mitwanzer

Date

August 21, 2014 12:00 PM EDT

Description

This little fellow was moving quickly and therefore was blurred in the photo. Seen at Harvard forest in Petersham, Mass. This is the terrestrial or red eft stage.

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

August 22, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Either a lead phase Red-Back or possibly a Valley and Ridge? Should have gotten more photos sorry. Location is private because of a related find.

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

August 22, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Saw about 50 of these this day. Many underfoot we had to avoid stepping on. Location is private because of a related find.

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What

Red Spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

dweeks

Date

August 19, 2004 03:21 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red eft Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

charlie

Date

August 22, 2014 12:28 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

kylejones

Date

August 21, 2014 12:37 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red Eft Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

jsellis

Date

August 13, 2014

Description

Terrestrial stage of Eastern/Red Spotted Newt

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

August 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

robvanepps

Date

August 14, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red eft Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

charlie

Date

August 14, 2014 01:55 PM EDT

Description

Have seen several today.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

yasingi

Date

August 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

jeffgephart

Date

June 20, 2013 07:37 AM 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.