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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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Central Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

jameswbeck

Date

October 21, 2008

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

patscats91

Date

April 7, 2013

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Date

September 14, 2014

Description

Looks to be morphing into adult.

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Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

jmalcomb

Date

July 5, 2014 04:30 AM EDT

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

kueda

Date

December 26, 2014 12:39 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

We found this one active adult newt on this unseasonably warm December day. Temperatures were around 51 F. Looks like a male ready to breed, right?

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Observer

charlie

Date

December 26, 2014 12:39 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Active in water!

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

speiden

Date

December 3, 2014 10:43 AM EST

Description

tracks - animal present and in second picture

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

May 5, 2014 01:27 PM EDT

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

August 18, 2014 09:26 AM EDT

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What

eastern newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

April 25, 2010 02:44 PM EDT

Description

Mating behavior

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

September 13, 2008 02:42 PM EDT

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Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

September 26, 2011 01:29 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.