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    • Taricha torosa
    • Taricha torosa sierrae
    • Taricha torosa torosa
    • Triton torosa
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    • California Newt
    • Coast Range Newt
    • Sierra Newt

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Recent observations

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

loloscheiner

Date

July 20, 2014 12:15 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Date

July 16, 2014 01:06 PM PDT

Description

4 inches long, brown dorsal side, orange belly, found in pool 5 feet across in dry stream bed in redwood forest, seemingly white eyes

Photos / Sounds

What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

oliviasarahh

Date

July 16, 2014

Description

California Newt found in Redwood Canyon river. Red-orange belly. Hard to see under the water and skeeters.

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

karenthegreat

Date

July 16, 2014

Description

The Newt was climbing out of the water and into a crevice in a rock. It was about 3 1/2 inches long.

Photos / Sounds

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What

California newt Taricha torosa

Observer

amandamay

Date

July 16, 2014

Description

Found in a small pond (5ft wide)
Shallow (half foot) Newt about 7 cm

Photos / Sounds

What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Date

July 9, 2014 02:18 PM PDT

Description

Red, 4 inches in length, found with other individuals, observed in pool in dry stream bed in oak woodland

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California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

mytilludie

Date

July 15, 2014

Description

Baby newt. Approximately 2 inches long. Found near edge of pond.

Photos / Sounds

What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

mytilludie

Date

July 15, 2014

Description

Found near edge of pond. Wounded on right side. :(

Photos / Sounds

What

California newt Taricha torosa

Observer

mariobird

Date

July 16, 2014

Description

Found 13 newts, mainly all babies.

Photos / Sounds

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What

California newt Taricha torosa

Observer

bouveriebio

Date

April 9, 2011

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

karenthegreat

Date

July 10, 2014

Description

The baby newt was about an inch and a half long from head to tail. It was brown and spotted and the skin was a bit transparent.

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Newt Taricha torosa

Observer

amandamay

Date

July 10, 2014

Description

In a small shallow pond. (Pond was about 2 ft across) Newt was with another newt. Two more found about 50 ft away.

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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.