"Years 2007-2009. Dinçaslan Y.E., Tosunoğlu M., Gül Ç., 2013. Herpetofaunal inventory of the Sarıkum Nature Reserve (Sinop, Turkey). - Herpetozoa, 26 (1/2): 96-97."
Mapped in: Arakelyan M., Danielyan F., Corti C., Sindaco R., Leviton A.E., 2011. Herpetofauna of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. - Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 154 pp.
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.