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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

rrhoadsinventory

Date

October 25, 2014 05:25 PM PDT

Description

3-5 organisms found in same alcove of waterfall. variation of size present.

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

rrhoadsinventory

Date

October 25, 2014 03:59 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

rrhoadsinventory

Date

October 25, 2014 02:45 PM PDT

Description

No water was near this organism 20+ meters till next water. Area had retained moisture however.

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

rrhoadsinventory

Date

October 24, 2014 06:08 PM PDT

Description

Found walking about within area underneath a boulder.

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

rrhoadsinventory

Date

October 24, 2014 05:44 PM PDT

Description

Found wedged among rocks.

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California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

rrhoadsinventory

Date

October 24, 2014 05:16 PM PDT

Description

Found 2 organisms secluded in crevices underneath a boulder.

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

rrhoadsinventory

Date

October 24, 2014 04:46 PM PDT

Description

Juvenile still possessed many aquatic features including remnants of external gills.

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

rrhoadsinventory

Date

October 18, 2014 12:37 PM PDT

Description

Found 2 Taricha torosa wedged into crevice formed of two boulders.

Photos / Sounds

What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

rrhoadsinventory

Date

October 18, 2014 12:34 PM PDT

Description

Found 2 juvenile Taricha torosa in small pool fed by a creek. Pool is situated under large boulders.

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

rrhoadsinventory

Date

October 18, 2014 11:48 AM PDT

Description

observed in alcove of waterfall.

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California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

rrhoadsinventory

Date

October 18, 2014 11:47 AM PDT

Description

Found among 1-2 additional Taricha torosa in alcove of waterfall.

Photos / Sounds

What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

jmaughn

Date

October 25, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.