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Eastern Spotted Newt

Notopthalmus viridescens

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Eastern Spotted Newt
Notophthalmus virudescens http://srelherp.uga.edu/salamanders/notvir.htm


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7 Comments

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 8 years ago

It is very cool that you were able to spot one. I hope that you will continue adding your spottings to Project Noah. It is terrific to see animals from around the globe and people connecting with nature! Please be sure to update the ID on this one. Jody correctly identified this species.

MitchRay
MitchRay 9 years ago

Switching to amphibians

Aman
Aman 9 years ago

You can reorder images by clicking on the thumbnail in 'Edit this spotting' and dragging it amongst the other images. I did it for you here :)

carlaperezusa
carlaperezusa 9 years ago

Thank you guys!!!, Aman, it doesn't seem to work,...

MichaelFulbright
MichaelFulbright 9 years ago

This is also the only newt you can find in the eastern US.

Jody
Jody 9 years ago

This is an Eastern Red Spotted Newt (Notophthalmus virudescens). This is in the Red Eft terrestrial stage. This is not quite an adult, you can think of it as a teenage newt that isn't ready to return to water and breed.

Aman
Aman 9 years ago

Hey Carla, could you change the order so that the second one is placed first; so it will be the display picture for your spotting. You can change it using "Edit this spotting" and dragging the images to reorder. If you need help with that please let me know.

carlaperezusa
Spotted by
carlaperezusa

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jun 12, 2011
Submitted on Jun 14, 2011

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