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

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timmysf

Date

October 15, 2014 08:54 AM PDT

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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jmaughn

Date

September 22, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

What

California newt Taricha torosa

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rademacherdan

Date

August 17, 2014 12:25 PM PDT

Description

My favorite newt spot: former gun emplacement at Battery Townsley

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

rdm24

Date

February 14, 2009

Description

Again, in the San Mateo Wilderness

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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rdm24

Date

March 21, 2010

Description

Big mass of mating newts!
Above Tenaja Falls in the San Mateo Wilderness

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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rdm24

Date

April 21, 2007

Description

On the hike to Sturtevant Falls

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What

California newt Taricha torosa

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juliequest

Date

August 23, 2014

Description

In creek

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California Newt Taricha torosa

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 29, 2014 09:20 AM PDT

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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dpom

Date

August 29, 2014

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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robberfly

Date

August 29, 2014

Description

We lifted some steal doors/water pump culvert and these two were hiding in the dark. The top one looks "Rough-skin esque?"

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

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longhairedlizzy

Date

August 17, 2014

Description

A small newt found hiding under the same log as the crayfish. After a quick photo, their shelter was very carefully replaced.

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

shannon_noelle

Date

July 20, 2014 11:50 AM PDT

Description

Found in Muir Woods. Crawled into stream and began swimming. Had a bright orange belly. I think it's a California newt but not positive.

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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.