common newt

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Noun1.common newt - small semiaquatic salamandercommon newt - small semiaquatic salamander  
newt, triton - small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia
genus Triturus, Triturus - chiefly aquatic salamanders
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His report states, 'An initial walkover survey in early July 2004 revealed the presence of one species protected by UK law - the common newt.
The completed Daily Post frog forms (of which there were many) showed the following returns: common frog 284; common toad 86; common newt 59, and great crested newt 1.
5% among newly metamorphosed Common newts (Lissotriton vulgaris).