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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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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lillora

Date

January 22, 2017 11:53 AM PST

Description

Found crawling across the path.

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California Newt Taricha torosa

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michaelvoeltz

Date

January 22, 2017 11:54 AM PST

Description

Found on a muddy trail along the coastline. Made me concerned about people potentially walking or running over them with bikes..

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Square

What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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cdegroof

Date

January 21, 2017 11:18 AM PST

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Square

What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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jmaughn

Date

January 20, 2017 02:15 PM PST

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Square

What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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jmaughn

Date

January 20, 2017 01:29 PM PST

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California Newt Taricha torosa

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gvanhorn

Date

January 19, 2017 04:17 PM PST

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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michelef1517

Date

January 15, 2017 05:09 PM PST

Description

Spotted in the Angeles Nat'l Forest, Chantry Flats area

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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awruck

Date

January 16, 2017 04:59 PM PST

Description

There were many other individuals in this pond as well, including some in amplexus. Even though I didn't get a good head shot, I'm pretty sure they're T. torosa and not T. granulosa, because of the spherical egg masses.

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Square

What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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a3d3vyth

Date

January 16, 2017 02:41 PM PST

Description

in oak grassland/woodland. This population breeds in a pond.

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California Newt Taricha torosa

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easmeds

Date

January 16, 2017 02:25 PM PST

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Square

What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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jschweg

Date

January 15, 2017 05:01 PM PST

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California Newt Taricha torosa

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kueda

Date

January 14, 2017 04:13 PM PST

Description

Tons in this pool, tons. Didn't see any chorus frogs but I imagine they'd be out if we returned at night.

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Description from Wikipedia

The California newt or orange-bellied newt, with scientific name Taricha torosa, is a newt species endemic to California, in the Western United States.

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Conservation Summary

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