Fraud5ter asked in PetsReptiles · 1 decade ago

Anyone know what kind of Newt this is?

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i was under the impression that fire bellied newts such as the chinese or japanese fire bellies had red bellies with black blotches this newt has a black belly with red blotches so if it is a fire belly i was looking for what type of specific firebelly this is..

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  • J C
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    1 decade ago
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    its hard to tell from the photo's but i would guess

    hong kong warty newt (Paramesotriton hongkongensis ) these are the most common warty newt

    tam doa warty newt (Paramesotriton deloustali) these are pretty rare in captivity

    japanese fire bellied newt (Cynops pyrrhogaster) which look at bit like the pictures and are common in captivity and the belly pattern can vary alot bettween the different "races" (see http://caudata.org/cc/species/Cynops/C_pyrrhogaste...

    they are definatly not chinese fire bellys, they have the wrong shaped heat and are warty when chinese fbns are smooth.

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  • 1 decade ago

    I think their Chinese Fire-Bellied Newts. I have a Japanese Fire-Bellied Newt. She Is 4 inches long. Hope Im right

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  • 1 decade ago

    It looks like a fire belly newt but you can ask your local pet store they should be able to tell you for sure.

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  • Thats a fire-belly newt...

    Source(s): Used to have one.
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    fire bellied newt

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