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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.
by Jensino
4th September 2019 Go to last post
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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.
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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".
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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.
5th May 2019 Go to last post
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This topic covers Cryptobranchids like the hellbender and Asian giant salamanders, as well as sirens, mud puppies, and amphiumas.
15th October 2019 Go to last post
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These large-mouthed, burrowing salamanders are indigenous to Central and North America.
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Arguably the most beautiful newts in the world, this Asian genus is highly desired by many hobbyists.
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While not closely related, these two genera are the true newts of North America.
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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.
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Now comprising at least 3 species, this genus of newts includes the largest "newt" in the world, Pleurodeles waltl.
22nd September 2019 Go to last post
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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).
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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.
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Photos, accounts and other information related to documenting and discovering amphibians and other beasties in the real world.
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Share your field herpetology experiences with accounts/articles, photos, and advice.
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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.
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For discussion of the creation and maintenance of wild habitats for caudates and other amphibians, and on amphibian conservation issues.
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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.
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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.
by Nat1
25th August 2018 Go to last post
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For the discussion of species naming, origins and the related sciences.
21st March 2018 Go to last post
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For discussion of scientific studies not covered under other "science & politics" topics.
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Landscaping, setup and enclosure-related discussion (vivaria, aquaterraria, aquariums, etc) & also equipment/product reviews.
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For general enclosure/vivarium-related discussions.
by MnGuy
4th November 2019 Go to last post
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Discuss the building, maintenance and furnishing of outdoor enclosures for caudates.
by Jean123
25th January 2019 Go to last post
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Exhibit your setups here!
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Share your knowledge and give advice about plants for vivaria.
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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...
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by ntny
5th July 2019 Go to last post
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by Bill B
20th January 2018 Go to last post
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7th February 2019 Go to last post
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For the discussion of flies (Dipterids) other than fruitflies.
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by michael
5th September 2018 Go to last post
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by ntny
17th March 2018 Go to last post
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For the discussion of all foods of mammalian origin.
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by Viking
30th April 2019 Go to last post
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by Twylenn
7th September 2017 Go to last post
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Post and discuss photography and videography of amphibians. Photos can be hosted on Caudata.org for convenience.
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The place to share and discuss photos and videos of newts and salamanders.
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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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