Larvae of Smooth newt Lissotriton (Triturus) vulgaris

  • external gills
  • no yellow spot at base of legs
    (look at enlargement of the eye, right)
  • tail fin unspotted or slightly spotted
  • Total length:
    up to about 37 mm

Distinction from Palmate newt
is impossible on the spot!

Triton ponctué (F); Kleine Watersalamander (NL); Mindre Vattensalamander (S); Lille Vandsalamander (DK); Colek obecný (CZ)

Smooth newt Larvae


[Adult newt]