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warty newt

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Definition of warty newt in English:


Another term for crested newt.
Example sentences
  • True to its name, the warty newt has skin that is covered in small bumps.
  • All amphibians are given some protection, but the natterjack toad and great crested or warty newt have been given special protection.
  • In some species, such as Hong Kong warty newts, it is almost impossible to distinguish the sexes except during the breeding season.

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