Triturus Rafinesque 1815 (newt)

Osteichthyes - Caudata - Urodela

Synonym: Triton Laurenti 1768 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Salamandridae according to M. Böhme 2010

See also Böhme 2008, Carroll 1988, Rafinesque 1815 and Venczel and Stiuca 2008

Sister taxa: Archaeotriton, Brachycormus, Carpathotriton, Chelotriton, Chioglossa, Euproctus, Koaliella, Koalliella, Lissotriton, Megalotriton, Mertensiella, Notophthalmus, Oligosemia, Palaeopleurodeles, Phosphotriton, Pleurodeles, Procynops, Salamandrina, Taricha, Tylototriton

Subtaxa: Triturus cristatus Triturus marmoratus Triturus roehrsi Triturus vulgaris

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Type: Triturus cristatus

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Germany (6 collections), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Italy (3), the Netherlands (1), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (8)

• Pliocene of France (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1)

• Miocene of France (1), Germany (2), Hungary (4), Romania (1)

• Oligocene of Belgium (2), France (1), Germany (1)

• Eocene of France (1)

Total: 38 collections including 61 occurrences

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