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Advanced Newt & Salamander Topics

Below you will find a list of discussions in the Advanced Newt & Salamander Topics forums at the Caudata.org. The Advanced Newt & Salamander Topics forum For Advanced Enthusiasts & Professionals. These topics are open to all Registered Caudata.org Members for reading. Posts may be subject to moderation.

Advanced Newt & Salamander Topics For Advanced Enthusiasts & Professionals. These topics are open to all Registered Caudata.org Members for reading. Posts may be subject to moderation.

Sub-Forums : Advanced Newt & Salamander Topics

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Topics that deal with a species, genus, or family of caudata. Includes "common name" forums, such as axolotls and fire-bellied newts.
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Two popular genera of Asian newts, the crocodile newts are diverse of habit, habitat, and appearance. The Mandarin or Emperor Newt, Tylototriton shanjing, is highly sought after.
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Triturus and its relatives (Ichthyosaura/Mesotriton, Lissotriton, and Ommatotriton) are a diverse and widespread group of newts. While mainly European, several species can be found in the Near and Middle East. Euproctus, the brook newts, are confined to Corsica and Sardinia.
630 5,409
Perhaps the most famous and frequently bred newts in captivity, the fire-bellied newts and sword-tail newts are well known throughout the world as being excellent, gregarious captives.
854 7,634
The first salamanders described, this diverse genus of species and subspecies can be found throughout Europe and the Near-East. They are the animals that first come to mind when most people hear the word "salamander".
by sde
5 Days Ago Go to last post
337 2,488
This group of Far Eastern salamanders are becoming increasingly popular in captivity, and thanks to the captive breeding efforts of one European hobbyist in particular (you know who I mean), they are becoming easier and easier to acquire.
23rd July 2017 Go to last post
176 1,513
This topic covers Cryptobranchids like the hellbender and Asian giant salamanders, as well as sirens, mud puppies, and amphiumas.
by kamil
13th September 2017 Go to last post
213 1,735
These large-mouthed, burrowing salamanders are indigenous to Central and North America.
188 1,554
Arguably the most beautiful newts in the world, this Asian genus is highly desired by many hobbyists.
by michael
19th September 2017 Go to last post
189 2,125
While not closely related, these two genera are the true newts of North America.
390 3,631
Found only in the Northwest of the United States of America, the (currently) 4 species of this genus are the largest and heaviest land-living salamanders in the world.
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The largest, and one of the most diverse groups of salamanders, these salamanders have all evolved to breathe solely through their skin and are found almost exclusively in North America.
357 2,807
Now comprising at least 3 species, this genus of newts includes the largest "newt" in the world, Pleurodeles waltl.
31st July 2017 Go to last post
160 1,025
The Tiger Salamanders and the Axolotl are so popular amongst hobbyists that they have been given their own topic. If you're particularly interested in the Axolotl, there is a large section of the forum devoted mainly to beginner Axolotl enthusiasts (not this topic).
247 2,299
This sub-forum is dedicated to these Pacific Coast cousins of Ambystoma and Dicamptodon.
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Often sold incorrectly as Japanese fire-bellied newts, these territorial newts are distinct from other genera and very interesting in their own right.
429 3,852
Photos, accounts and other information related to documenting and discovering amphibians and other beasties in the real world.
619 4,364
Share your field herpetology experiences with accounts/articles, photos, and advice.
406 2,897
Discuss Field Herping and ask questions about techniques, how to observe certain animals, what kind of habitats they inhabit, etc. Do not post field herping accounts in this sub-topic.
by Cloppy
29th October 2017 Go to last post
165 1,156
330 2,343
For discussion of the creation and maintenance of wild habitats for caudates and other amphibians, and on amphibian conservation issues.
by juraj
11th September 2017 Go to last post
53 297
Discussion of the laws affecting herpetology around the world. Species legalities in different jurisdictions, import/export of animals, the legalities of species collection and the ethical considerations of all of the above.
120 1,312
Man made and organic pollution have drastic effects on the viability of ecosystems throughout the world. Amphibians are on the front line of this issue because they are widely believed to be the most sensitive organisms effected.
6th July 2017 Go to last post
34 208
For the discussion of species naming, origins and the related sciences.
26th September 2016 Go to last post
82 330
For discussion of scientific studies not covered under other "science & politics" topics.
36 138
Landscaping, setup and enclosure-related discussion (vivaria, aquaterraria, aquariums, etc) & also equipment/product reviews.
1,908 14,221
For general enclosure/vivarium-related discussions.
936 6,061
Discuss the building, maintenance and furnishing of outdoor enclosures for caudates.
42 261
Exhibit your setups here!
14th September 2017 Go to last post
530 5,537
Share your knowledge and give advice about plants for vivaria.
350 2,103
The place to discuss anything food-related, including feeder fish, pellets, freeze-dried food, frozen food, live food and its culture, the list goes on...
1,231 7,747
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185 1,201
14th October 2017 Go to last post
210 1,426
29 183
For the discussion of flies (Dipterids) other than fruitflies.
17 127
50 280
31st October 2017 Go to last post
32 180
283 1,637
For the discussion of all foods of mammalian origin.
29th October 2013 Go to last post
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by Twylenn
7th September 2017 Go to last post
75 430
18th September 2017 Go to last post
54 341
28th April 2016 Go to last post
20 160
Post and discuss photography and videography of amphibians. Photos can be hosted on Caudata.org for convenience.
1,842 12,944
The place to share and discuss photos and videos of newts and salamanders.
1,775 12,546
Discuss your photographic technique. Lighting conditions, apertures, shutter speeds, camera types, digital and film. Also any equipment discussion should go here.
by sde
10th September 2014 Go to last post
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