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Western newts
Taricha torosa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Salamandridae
Subfamily: Pleurodelinae
Genus: Taricha
Gray, 1950

Taricha granulosa
Taricha rivularis
Taricha sierrae
Taricha torosa

Taricha is a genus of newts. There are only three species and four subspecies. They are called western newts and Pacific newts. All newts are part of the family Salamandridae. The three species in this genus are California newt, the rough-skinned newt and the red bellied newt. They are all found on the west coast of the United States.

Species[change | change source]

Genus Taricha (Western Newts / Pacific Newts) - 3 species