Pygmy Marbled Newt

Triturus pygmaeus

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The Southern Marbled Newt or Pygmy Marbled Newt (Triturus pygmaeus) is a species of salamander in the Salamandridae family. It is found in Portugal and Spain. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rivers, intermittent rivers, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marches, arable land, pastureland, rural gardens, water storage areas, ponds, open excavations, irrigated land, and canals and ditches. It is threatened by habitat loss. Previously thought to be a subspecies of Triturus marmoratus, it...

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Group amphibians
Conservation status threatened