Ommatotriton nesterovi
family: Salamandridae
Species Description: Litvinchuk SN, Zuiderwijk, A, Borkin LJ, Rosano JM 2005 Taxonomic status of Triturus vittatus (Amphibia: Salamandridae) in western Turkey: trunk vertebrae count, genome size and allozyme data. Amphibia-Reptilia 26: 305–323. Rank raised to full species by Bulbul U, Kutrup B 2013 Morphological and genetic variations of Ommatortiton in Turkey. Animal Biology 63: 297-312. Recognized as full species "for convenience" by van Riemsdijk I, Arntzen JW, Bogaerts S, Franzen M, Litvinchuk SN, Kurtulus O, Wielstra B 2017 The Near East as a cradle of biodiversity: a phylogeography of banded newts (genus Ommatotriton) reveals extensive inter- and intraspecific genetic differentiation. Molecular Phylogentics and Evolution
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      Ommatotriton nesterovi