Strauch's spotted newt

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Strauch's spotted newt
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Salamandridae
Genus: Neurergus
Species: N. strauchii
Binomial name
Neurergus strauchii
Steindachner, 1887

Strauch's spotted newt (Neurergus strauchii) is one of four species of salamander in the genus Neurergus. It is more specifically a newt, in the Salamandridae family, and is found only in Turkey. Its natural habitats are streams or small rivers, and the nearby forests or shrublands. It is threatened by habitat loss.

They eat earthworms, crickets, daphnia, blackworms, whiteworms, fly larvae, and small waxworms.

Subspecies[edit]

  • N. s. strauchi
  • N. s. barani[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.turkherptil.org