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Southern marbled newt

Triturus pygmaeus

Description:

They were about 10-12 cm Not sure which are pygmaeus and marmoratus ! marmoratus: dark belly with white spots pygmaeus: white belly with dark spots http://www.caudata.org/cc/species/Tritur... Male: develops crest

Habitat:

Ponds

Notes:

Found at herpetofauna weekend http://www.cooperativaterracha.pt/site/

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6 Comments

mendes.madalena
mendes.madalena 8 years ago

:)

gil.leiria
gil.leiria 8 years ago

Bem interessante. Obrigado

injica
injica 9 years ago

Truly cute, love the photo where it is swimming! :)

Jopy
Jopy 9 years ago

beautiful creature :)

great capture Mendes.Madalena,congrats and thanks for sharing

keithp2012
keithp2012 9 years ago

Very cool!

mendes.madalena
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mendes.madalena

Portugal

Spotted on Feb 9, 2013
Submitted on Mar 21, 2013

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