Neurergus strauchii

Neurergus strauchii

Neurergus strauchii, Anatolia newt, Strauch's spotted newt

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Neurergus strauchii

Neurergus strauchii, the Anatolia newt or Strauch's spotted newt, is one of five species of salamander in the genus Neurergus. It is more specifically a newt, in the family Salamandridae, and is found only in Turkey. Its natural habitats are streams or small rivers, and the nearby forests or shrublands. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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They eat earthworms, crickets, daphnia, blackworms, whiteworms, fly larvae, and small waxworms.

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1. Neurergus strauchii Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neurergus_strauchii
2. Neurergus strauchii on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/14735/4458797

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