European newts establish in Australia, marking the arrival of a new amphibian order

@article{Tingley2014EuropeanNE,
  title={European newts establish in Australia, marking the arrival of a new amphibian order},
  author={R. Tingley and A. Weeks and Adam S Smart and A. Rooyen and A. Woolnough and M. McCarthy},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2014},
  volume={17},
  pages={31-37}
}
We document the successful establishment of a European newt (Lissotriton vulgaris) in south-eastern Australia, the first recorded case of a caudate species establishing beyond its native geographic range in the southern hemisphere. Field surveys in south-eastern Australia detected L. vulgaris at six sites, including four sites where the species had been detected 15 months earlier. Larvae were detected at three sites. Individuals had identical NADH dehydrogenase subunit 2 and cytb mtDNA gene… Expand

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