Photo by W. Beukema
Photo by W. Beukema

Common name: Chinese newt
Size: 17 cm
Distribution: Found only in Yunnan province, China. Possible occurence in Laos and Northern Thailand
Habitat: Land, waters of all sorts
Vivaria: Terraria
Diet: Earthworms, slugs, grubs, caterpillars, insects
Subspecies: none, validity of shanjing as species is under debate, possible synonym of verrucosus
Cites status: none