Danube crested newt

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Danube crested newt
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Salamandridae
Genus: Triturus
Species: T. dobrogicus
Binomial name
Triturus dobrogicus
(Kiritzescu, 1903)
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The Danube crested newt (Triturus dobrogicus) is a species of salamander in the Salamandridae family found in Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, the Ukraine, and possibly Slovenia. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, temperate grassland, rivers, intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, arable land, pastureland, rural gardens, urban areas, ponds, and open excavations. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  • Arntzen, J.W., Kuzmin, S., Jehle, R., Denoël, M., Anthony, B., Miaud, C., Babik, W., Vogrin, M., Tarkhnishvili, D., Ishchenko, V., Ananjeva, N., Orlov, N., Tuniyev, B., Cogalniceanu, D., Kovács, T., Kiss, I., Puky, M. & Vörös, J. 2004. Triturus dobrogicus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 July 2007.