Black-spotted newt (Notophthalmus meridionalis)

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Black-spotted newt fact file

Black-spotted newt description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilySalamandridae
GenusNotophthalmus (1)

Information on the black-spotted newt is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Black-spotted newt status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (January, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Black-spotted newt swimming  
Black-spotted newt swimming

© R. D. Bartlett

R. D. Bartlett
rdbartlett1@aol.com

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