Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Taricha torosa
    • Taricha torosa sierrae
    • Taricha torosa torosa
    • Triton torosa
  • English
    • California Newt
    • Coast Range Newt
    • Sierra Newt

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Recent observations

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

imgustafson

Date

May 11, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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California Newt Taricha torosa

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dmoders

Date

April 25, 2015 06:31 PM PDT

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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caminogirl

Date

May 18, 2015 12:59 PM PDT

Description

Found 2 newts in a shallow pond with slow moving water (Cascade Picnic Area). I think they might be juveniles.... they seemed to be stumbling all over each other svc not very sure of themselves. Not sure if they could see?? This is one of the two.

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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hhealyh

Date

May 15, 2015 02:09 PM PDT

Description

Or possibly Taricha torosa?
Species of concern in this region

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California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

daydream

Date

May 9, 2015 08:15 AM PDT

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California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

maxomick

Date

December 12, 2014 07:48 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

California Newt

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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star_bit

Date

April 25, 2015 03:26 PM PDT

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California newt Taricha torosa

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anakoo

Date

April 25, 2015 11:53 AM PDT

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Square

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California Newt Taricha torosa

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tiwane

Date

April 26, 2015 02:36 PM PDT

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Square

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California Newt Taricha torosa

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tiwane

Date

April 26, 2015 03:29 PM PDT

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Square

What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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kendalloei

Date

April 26, 2015 08:28 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

California Newts Taricha torosa

Observer

direbecca

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Two adults w/aquatic-phase tails, walking near creek headwater which was not flowing, although we had about 1/4" of rain last night. Both photographed.

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Description from Wikipedia

The California newt or orange-bellied newt, with scientific name Taricha torosa, is a newt found mainly in California, Western North America.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.