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Smooth Newt
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
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Genus:
Lissotriton
Species:
L. vulgaris
Binomial name
Lissotriton vulgaris
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Subspecies

L. vulgaris ampelensis
L. vulgaris graecus
L. vulgaris kosswigi
L. vulgaris lantzi
L. vulgaris meridionalis
L. vulgaris schmidtlerorum
L. vulgaris vulgaris

Synonyms

Triturus vulgaris

The Smooth Newt is a species of newts. They are also known as the Common Newt. It is the most common newt species of the Lissotriton genus of amphibians. They live in Europe, southern France and the Iberian peninsula.

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