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Eye of Newt

Observed: 20th March 2011 By: DavidHowdon
Amateur Entomologists' SocietyLondon Natural History SocietySelborne Society
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Description:

and other bits of it as well.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Smooth Newt (Lissotriton vulgaris) interacts

Comments

Syrphus's picture

I think you are right about

I think you are right about the species, but for the wrong reason. In Palmate Newt, it is only the male in breeding condition that has webbed *hind* feet (you have shown the front foot in closeup). Females, juvs, and out-of-season males lack webbing.

M.

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the naturalist man's picture

Smooth newt

Excellent photos, agree with Syrphus about id.

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