California newt

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to California newt: Taricha, Taricha granulosa
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.California newt - newt that is similar to Taricha granulosa in characteristics and habitat
Pacific newt - any of several rough-skinned newts found in western North America
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Using California newt (Taricha tarosa) as a model, Kaplan (1985) also showed that larvae from larger eggs completed metamorphosis earlier at a larger body size under abundant food conditions.
Maternal influences on offspring development in the California Newt, Taricha torosa.
clarkii has been linked to diminishing numbers of California newt (Taricha torosa), a species of special concern (Kats et al.
Great Homed Owl death from predation of a toxic California newt. The Wilson Bulletin 112:563-564.
California newt adults feed preferentially on worms over conspecific young, and there is no evidence for adult adaptations specifically for cannibalism (Elliott et al., 1993; Kerby and Kats, 1998).
We have taken advantage of a major chaparral wildfire to examine if fire indirectly impacts the feeding ecology of the California newt (Taricha torosa).
Other animals (e.g., California newt and the eastern salamander) also possess tetrodotoxin in lethal quantities (3) (Table 1).
Ledson Marsh serves as a breeding ground for many local amphibians, including California red-legged frogs (Rana draytoni), California newts (Taricha torosa) and rough-skinned newts (T.

Full browser ?