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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

Photos / Sounds

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Date

April 17, 2014

Description

grabbed from under leaf litter. lightly muddy conditions.

Photos / Sounds

What

red eft Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

bdolney

Date

June 19, 2011

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

April 13, 2014

Description

walking across trail on damp leaves after rain last night

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

kaylahylton12

Date

April 2, 2014 09:33 AM EDT

Description

This was one of the newts that my group caught when we were at the wetlands for Bio 2025 final project.

Photos / Sounds

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What

eastern newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Date

April 10, 2014 03:55 PM CDT

Description

Newt with orange spots I found by the water

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

caperszentmeyer

Date

April 8, 2014 02:30 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-spotted Newt Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. viridescens

Observer

mperdicas

Date

March 24, 2014 01:51 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

sangkim

Date

April 3, 2014

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Observer

mollyo

Date

April 4, 2014 12:26 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

eastern newt Notophthalmus viridescens

Observer

sarahcarline

Date

April 3, 2014

Description

several newts moving around in partially melted shallow water under boardwalk

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

ttadevosyan

Date

June 6, 2013 06:39 AM EDT

Description

Road killed
Road

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

ttadevosyan

Date

June 6, 2013 06:39 AM EDT

Description

Road killed
Road

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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.