Genus of newts, much studied for their lampbrush chromosomes.
Great Crested Newt (T. cristatus) Danube Crested Newt (T. dobrogicus) Southern Crested Newt (T. karelinii) Marbled Newt (T. marmoratus) ==Behaviour== Members of this genus spend most of the year ashore only visiting the water in the breeding season for reproduction. Triturus exhibits the most complex courting ritual of all the newts. After perform...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triturus
(from the article `Caudata`) ...no external gills or spiracle; Paleocene to present; Europe; North Africa; Middle East; Afghanistan to Japan, China, and northern Vietnam; eastern ... ...body and give birth to live young. Courtship displays in frogs are almost entirely vocal, although in salamanders they may involve tactile, ... [2 re...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/t/82
- chiefly aquatic salamandersFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=Triturus
genus Triturus noun
chiefly aquatic salamandersFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
A genus of aquatic newts in the salamandridae family. During breeding season many triturus males have a dorsal crest which also serves as an accessory respiratory organ. One of the common triturus species is triturus cristatus (crested newt). ... (12 Dec 1998) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
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