Salamandridae Lissotriton montandoni Lyciasalamandra helverseni
Lissotriton vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Smooth Newt, Common Newt, Brown Eft

= Triturus vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758)

L. vulgaris (© Radek Sejkora)

Adult (male) ssp. vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758), Praha, Central Bohemia, Czech Republic
(Photo by Radek Sejkora)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult (male) ssp. vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758), unknown locality, UK
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Jens Christian Schou)

Adult (male) ssp. vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758), Mariager, Denmark, April 20, 2004
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, Denmark, Fra min skitseblok)

L. vulgaris (© Lars Bergendorf)

Adult (male) ssp. vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758), Skåne, Sweden, May 1998
(Photo by Lars Bergendorf, club100.net)

L. vulgaris (© Caleb Leeke)

Adult (male) ssp. vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758)
(Photo by Caleb Leeke, Triturus)

L. vulgaris (© Radek Sejkora)

Adult (female) ssp. vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758), Praha, Central Bohemia, Czech Republic
(Photo by Radek Sejkora)

L. vulgaris (© Jens Christian Schou)

Adult (female) ssp. vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758), Mariager, Denmark, April 20, 2004
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, Denmark, Fra min skitseblok)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult (male) ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Vitinia (Roma), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult (male) ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Maranola (Latina), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult (male) ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Vitinia (Roma), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult (male) ssp. kosswigi Freytag, 1955
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult (female) ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Vitinia (Roma), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Jeroen Speybroeck)

Adult (male) ssp. graecus, between Peristeri and Ardameri, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 13, 2004
(Photo by Jeroen Speybroeck, Herpetofauna of Europe)

L. vulgaris (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult (male) ssp. graecus, between Peristeri and Ardameri, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 2004
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

L. vulgaris (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult (female) ssp. graecus, between Peristeri and Ardameri, Chalkidiki, Greece, May 2004
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult (male neotenic) ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Maranola (Latina), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult (female neotenic) ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Maranola (Latina), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult (male) ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Vitinia (Roma), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult (female laying eggs) ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Vitinia (Roma), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adults ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Vitinia (Roma), Italy. Tail movement: 'Whip'
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Egg ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Vitinia (Roma), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Larva just after hatching ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Vitinia (Roma), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Jens Christian Schou)

Larva ssp. vulgaris (Linnaeus, 1758), Mariager, Denmark, April 20, 2004
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, Denmark, Fra min skitseblok)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Larva ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Maranola (Latina), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Young ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Maranola (Latina), Italy
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

L. vulgaris (© Paolo Mazzei)

Young ssp. meridionalis (Boulenger, 1882), Vivaro (Roma), Italy, September 2004
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)


Distribution:
Nearly the whole of Europe (excluding southern Italy) and the western part of Asia south to extreme northeastern and western Asia Minor

Similar species:
Lissotriton helveticus (Salamandridae)
Lissotriton montandoni (Salamandridae)

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