genus Taricha


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Noun1.genus Taricha - Pacific newts
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
Pacific newt - any of several rough-skinned newts found in western North America
rough-skinned newt, Taricha granulosa - newt of humid coast from Alaska to southern California
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Sex-biased predation on newts of the genus Taricha by a novel predator and its relationship with tetrodotoxin toxicity.
Unlike in a similar study focused on highly toxic American newts of the genus Taricha (Stokes et al., 2011), no newt carcass was found during the present study.
Newts of the genus Taricha may be either explosive breeders or prolonged breeders depending on the breeding site (Twitty, 1942; Stebbins, 1951; Pimentel, 1960; Neish, 1971; Petranka, 1998).