lophinus punctatus


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Newt \Newt\, n. [OE. ewt, evete, AS. efete, with n prefixed, an
   ewt being understood as a newt. Cf. Eft.] (Zool.)
   Any one of several species of small aquatic salamanders. The
   common British species are the crested newt ({Triton
   cristatus}) and the smooth newt (Lophinus punctatus). In
   America, Diemictylus viridescens is one of the most
   abundant species.
   [1913 Webster]
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