Yellow-spotted newt

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Yellow-spotted newt
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Salamandridae
Genus: Neurergus
Species: N. crocatus
Binomial name
Neurergus crocatus
Cope, 1862

The yellow-spotted newt (Neurergus crocatus), also known as the Lake Urmia newt, is a species of salamander in the Salamandridae family found in Iran, Iraq, and Turkey. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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