Non breeding Lissotriton sp

Non breeding Lissotriton sp

Observation - Non breeding Lissotriton sp. Description: Found just inside back door on New Year's Eve. I am still struggling with these, despite some very helpful photos posted on Ispot. This has a lightly spotted throat and no obvious dorsal orange stripe. I think it is an adult male Palmate as that is what b

Found just inside back door on New Year's Eve. I am still struggling with these, despite some very helpful photos posted on Ispot. This has a lightly spotted throat and no obvious dorsal orange stripe. I think it is an adult male Palmate as that is what breeds in my pond, but the throat may indicate Smooth?