Triton palmé (F); Vinpootsalamander (NL); Trådsalamander
(S); Trådvandsalamander (DK); Colek hrataný (CZ)
Western Europe including Great Britain, from northern Portugal to Eastern
Germany and westernmost Czech Republic. More adundant in hilly regions;
in the Pyrenees up to 2400 m.
about 6,5-8,5 cm
ending in obvious filament and dark webbed hind feet. Belly spotted, but
centre of belly and throat often unspotted. Lower tail fin unspotted.
have two light
tubercles on sole of feet; their belly usually unspotted.
March to July. Terrestrial after breeding.
without tail filament and webbing. often have
a light dorsal stripe (photo).
Lissotriton (Triturus) helveticus
and cloaca area of(right above)
and (right below);
below: female in terrestrial appearence