Spanish Newt

Pleurodeles waltl

Summary 2

The Iberian ribbed newt or Spanish ribbed newt (Pleurodeles waltl) is a newt endemic to the central and southern Iberian Peninsula and Morocco. It is known for its sharp ribs which can puncture through its sides, and as such is also called the sharp-ribbed newt.

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  1. (c) J. Gállego, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/23402094@N00/4465950862
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleurodeles_waltl

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Group amphibians
Conservation status threatened