Larvae of Palmate newt Lissotriton (Triturus) helveticus

  • external gills
  • yellow spot at base of leg
  • no golden iris ring
    (look at enlargement of the eye right)
  • tail fin not heavily marbled, unspotted or slightly spotted
  • Total length:
    up to about 37 mm

Impossible to distinct from
Smooth newt larvae on the spot!

Triton palmé (F); Vinpootsalamander (NL); Trådsalamander (S); Trådvandsalamander (DK); Colek hrataný (CZ)

Palmate newt Larvae


[Adult newt]