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Amphibians - Salamanders/Newts

Species Image Species Name  Common Name  Family  Classification 
Ambystoma rosaceum   Ambystomatidae Prohibited
Echinotriton andersoni Anderson's Salamander Salamandridae Prohibited
Hynobius lichenatus Aomori salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Triturus vittatus ophryticus Banded newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Notophthalmus meridionalis Black Spotted newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Ambystoma laterale Blue-spotted salamander Ambystomatidae Prohibited
Triturus boscai Bosca's newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Hynobius boulengeri Boulenger's Oriental salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Dicamptodon ensatus (Not: D. tenebrosus; D. copei) California Giant salamander Dicamptodontidae Prohibited
Ambystoma californiense California Tiger salamander Ambystomatidae Prohibited
Triturus montandoni Carpathian newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Andrias davidianus Chinese Giant salamander Cryptobranchidae Prohibited
Hynobius chinensis Chinese salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Paramesotriton chinensis Chinese Warty newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Hynobius nebulosus Clouded salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Triturus dobrogicus Danube Crested newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Hynobius dunni Dunn's Oriental salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Salamandrella keyserlingii Dybowski's salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Siren intermedia intermedia Eastern Lesser siren Sirenidae Prohibited
Notophthalmus viridescens Eastern newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Chioglossa lusitanica Gold Striped salamander Salamandridae Prohibited
Batrachuperus gorganensis Gorgan salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Triturus cristatus Great Crested newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Siren lacertina Greater siren Sirenidae Prohibited
Necturus beyeri Gulf Coast Waterdog Proteidae Prohibited
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Hellbender Cryptobranchidae Prohibited
Paramesotriton hongkongensis Hong Kong Warty newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Hynobius kimurae Hynobiidae Hynobiidae Prohibited
Dicamptodon aterrimus Idaho giant salamander Dicamptodontidae Prohibited
Triturus carnifex Italian Crested newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Triturus italicus Italian newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Onychodactylus japonicus Japanese Clawed salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Neurergus microspilotus Kurdistan newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Neurergus crocatus Lake Urmia newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Onychodactylus fischeri Long-Tailed Clawed salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Neurergus kaiseri Luristan newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Triturus marmoratus marmoratus Marbeled newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Ambystoma opacum Marbled salamander Ambystomatidae Prohibited
Hynobius retardatus Noboribetsu salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Hynobius leechii Northeastern China Hynobiid salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Pseudobranchus striatus striatus Northern Dwarf siren Sirenidae Prohibited
Hynobius okiensis Oki salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Proteus anguinus Olm Proteidae Prohibited
Batrachuperus mustersi Paghman Mountain salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Triturus helveticus helveticus Palmate newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Batrachuperus persicus Persia Mountain salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Euproctus asper Pyrenean Brook salamander Salamandridae Prohibited
Taricha rivularis Red-bellied newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Pachyhynobius shangchengensis Shangcheng Stout salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Pseudohynobius shuichengensis Shiucheng salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Ranodon sibiricus Siberian salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Taricha torosa Sierra newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Triturus vulgaris lantzi Smooth newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Triturus karelinii Southern Crested newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Salamandrina terdigitata Spectacled salamander Salamandridae Prohibited
Paramesotriton caudopunctatus Spot-Tailed Warty newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Pachytriton labiatus Spotless Paddle Tail newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Pachytriton brevipes Spotted Paddle Tail newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Neurergus strauchii strauchii Strauch's Spotted newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Notophthalmus perstriatus Striped newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Batrachuperus taibaiensis Taibai Stream salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Paramesotriton deloustali Tam Dao Warty newt Salamandridae Prohibited
Amphiuma tridactylum Three-toed Amphiuma Amphiumidae Prohibited
Ambystoma tigrinum (except: A. tigrinum mavortium; A. tigrinum melanostictum) Tiger salamander Ambystomatidae Prohibited
Pseudohynobius tsinpaensis Tsinpa salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Batrachuperus pinchonii Western Chinese Mountain salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Liua shihi Wushan salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited
Pseudohynobius flavomaculatus Yellow-spotted salamander Hynobiidae Prohibited