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Triturus dobrogicus (Newt)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Danube crested newt or Danube newt (Triturus dobrogicus) is a species of newt found in central and eastern Europe, along the basin of the Danube river and some of its tributaries and in the Dnieper delta.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 12.77
EDGE Score: 3.32


Adult Weight [1]  9.4 grams
Female Maturity [1]  2 years
Male Maturity [1]  2 years
Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates)
Adult Length [1]  6 inches (16 cm)
Litter Size [1]  250
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  9 years


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Balkan mixed forests Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Pannonian mixed forests Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Pontic steppe Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Õrség 117301 Hungary  
Borsodi-sík 91542 Hungary  
Dunajské luhy 45462 Slovakia  
Fertõ tó 27972 Hungary  
Hanság 33303 Hungary  
Izsáki Kolon-tó 8841 Hungary  
Lobau Reserve   Austria      
Medzibodrožie 87915 Slovakia  
Miklósfai Mórichelyi-halastavak 1112 Hungary  
Morava 70129 Slovakia  
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Rába 10447 Hungary  
Srebarna 3579 Bulgaria  
Szigetköz 42447 Hungary  
Vértes 63192 Hungary  

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Berkshire College of Agriculture
Moscow Zoological Park
Tree Walkers International
Virginia Zoological Park

Range Map



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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