Taricha granulosa

Taricha Granulosa: The Most Poisonous Amphibian on the North American West Coast

Close up ventral view of a Rough-skinned Newt on a piece of moss. Used with permission by Stephen Hart. 

    This website is the result of comprehensive research into the Organism Taricha granulosa or more commonly known as the Rough-skinned Newt. By continuing to read the pages of this website you will learn about the Rough-skinned Newts: taxonomic classification, habitat and geography, form and function, life history and reproduction, interactions with other species, powerful tetrodotoxin, and many other interesting facts about the species. So please begin your journey with this amazing species by following this link to the Classification page.


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