About this object

Small, smooth-skinned with characteristic ventral pattern of dark spots or blotches with extend to the throat, bright orange, yellow or red central stripe, adults have several longitudinal stripes on the head. Breeding males have continuous crest on tail and body. Total length 7-11cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1990.91.2
  • Scientific name
    Triturus vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA CAUDATA SALAMANDRIDAE
  • Common name
    Smooth Newt
  • Collector
    Damian Connell
  • Date collected
    1990-06-09
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Merseyside: Whiston: Stadt Moers Park
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by Damian Connell, 1990
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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