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Observed: 4th March 2012 By: ethan_plymouthethan_plymouth’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Common Newt
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Description:

was looking at the new frog spawn, and saw the newt and caught it.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Newt (Lissotriton vulgaris) interacts

Comments

pirayaguara's picture

I think you mean smooth newt

I think you mean smooth newt

Masked Marvel's picture

I think it is most likely to

I think it is most likely to be a female smooth/common newt (both names are fine with me). Although your photo doesn't show any of the features that would distinguish it from a female palmate newt for certain, the general size, shape and colouration look more like a smooth newt to me.