Introduced population. Published at http://www.herpetologica.org/BAHE/BAHE22_Cons06.pdf
Photos show a juvenile
a crested male in mating season
a couple in a dry season
Photo made in captivity, but animals are from this location.
The northern banded newt (Ommatotriton ophryticus) is a species of salamander in the Salamandridae family found in northwestern Armenia, Georgia, southern Russia, and northern Turkey.