Northern banded newt

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Northern banded newt
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Caudata
Family: Salamandridae
Genus: Ommatotriton
Species: O. ophryticus
Binomial name
Ommatotriton ophryticus
Berthold, 1846[1]

Triturus ophryticus ophryticus Litvinchuk, 2005[1]

The northern banded newt (Ommatotriton ophryticus) is a species of newt in the Salamandridae family found in northwestern Armenia, Georgia, southern Russia, and northern Turkey.[2]


  1. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2011-01-31). "Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference". New York, USA: American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Ommatotriton ophryticus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 25 June 2011.