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Links to Web Sites and Mailing Lists
We are always looking for new
Salamander/Newt and amphibian related web sites. Please use use this easy-to-use
form to submit them. This section is divided into
sections, as follows: Care-Related and Hobbyist Web Sites
- Caudata Culture:
The ultimate newt and salamander care resource. Look no further.
- Alex's Salamander Shed: This is a new Dutch salamander website for beginners.
Amphibiancare.com: Devin Edmonds' website with lots of his own care info and a great set of links for captive maintenance and breeding of an array of amphibians. [Added 12-Jul-2007]
Anapsid.Org - Reptile & Amphibian Information Collection:
Melissa Kaplan's web site attempts to be all encompassing and succeeds, for the most part. Its amphibian section has some shortcomings in the accuracy stakes but the site is worth a visit, particularly for those interested in reptiles.
Newt Site: Some good basic information. [Updated: 27-Apr-2006]
Cagé's Amphibian Web Site: An excellent site, with lots of information relating to a number of
different amphibians, including Caecilians, mainly for beginners (site is in French
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- Harry Dresens' Site:
Harry's personal web site. There's lots of interesting info about breeding newts and salamanders. [Updated: 27-Apr-2006]
- Jenni's pages:
A real treat with plenty of practical information on keeping newts.[Added 28-Apr-2006]
- Livingunderworld.org:  An educational web project dedicated to the conservation and preservation of amphibians.
- Newts.org: A nice web
site run by newt enthusiasts. It has a good chat room for those
interested in newts.
Paul Bachhausen's Salamander Site with details of the Cynops
Register, of which Paul is in charge. The site is in German but Paul
has links to a
translator for non-German speakers). [Added 4-Jan-2003]
The Official Web Site of the Dutch Urodela Society. Site is in
Dutch. Great information and nice photos/images. Highly
Recommended. [Added 7-May-2003]
- That Reptile Blog:
Frank Indivigilio, author of "Newts and Salamanders" published by Barrons, writes a very informative blog over at ThatPetPlace.com with lots of amphibian interest. [Added 7-Apr-2010]
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Photographic and General Newt and Salamander Web Sites
- ARKive - Images of Life on Earth:
ARKive is the Noah's Ark for the Internet era - a unique global initiative,
audio-visually profiling British wildlife and the world’s endangered species.
- Amphibia Web at
the University of Berkeley: Accurate accounts and photographs of many
species of Amphibian. I highly recommend this web site. [Link repaired 30-Dec-2007]
Marc Staniszewski's Amphibian Information Centre. Marc is the author of
several books on amphibians, including the English-language
text "Amphibians in Captivity".
- Amphibians - Frogs and
Salamanders: Mamoru Kawamura's photographic site with photos of
many species of amphibian, including the Axolotl.
Guidelines for the breeding, care, and management of laboratory animals:
Very good information on maintaining and breeding salamanders and the
physiological processes involved. Based on laboratory protocols [Link renewed to main page 30-Dec-2007].
Species of the World at the AMNH:
The American Museum of Natural History's Department of Herpetology has a
searchable database of near-current amphibian species.
Homepage, The: Sumio Okada's excellent website about Asian Giant Salamanders. [Under construction - 30-Dec-2007]
Spot, The: A comprehensive list of Herp links. [Updated: 27-Apr-2006]
- CaliforniaHerps.com - An excellent informative web site dealing with the reptiles and amphibians of California and beyond. From the web site's intro: "This website is an illustrated atlas that documents the diverse reptile and amphibian fauna found in California. Our goal is to educate, entertain, and promote an awareness and appreciation of indigenous reptiles and amphibians and their natural habitats. In addition to the complete section on California herps, there are collections of pictures of reptiles and amphibians and their habitats from many areas beyond California." [Added 4-Aug-2009]
- Field Herp Forum: A website and forum dedicated exclusively to field herping. The main emphasis is on snakes, but amphibians creep in there every now and then and the folk are friendly and helpful. We tend to share some users. [Added: 03-Apr-2008]
Homepage, The: A website devoted entirely to Hellbenders by Jeff Humphries of Clemson University.
Wallays Urodela Info Center: Study group and information center for salamanders and newts. Written in Dutch.[Updated: 30-Dec-2007]
- ILAR Online Journal 48 (3): Use of Amphibians in the Research, Laboratory, or Classroom Setting. [Added 16-Dec-2008]
- Living Underworld:
An extensive site covering all amphibians. Lots of great photos as well.
of Salamanders in Captivity: A very interesting site which has several
records of the longevity of many different species of newts and salamanders,
as well as other herpetiles.
Michael Benard's Salamanders Photographs:
Plenty of great salamander photos, a real treat. Certainly worth a visit!
Mark Mandica's web site contains an on-line portfolio of drawings and photos of amphibs and reptiles.
Pingleton's Herp Pictures: A great photographic, links and bibliographic
web site. [Updated 27-Apr-2006]
Glor's Salamander Photo Gallery: A collection of great caudata
photographs. [Updated 27-Apr-2006]
and Newts: John Sullivan's photographs of California salamanders.
- Salamanders of North Carolina:
Photographs and brief descriptions of many North Carolina Caudates. [Updated 27-Apr-2006]
of Virginia: Photographs of many Eastern U.S. salamanders provided by the Virginia Herpetological Society.
- Tree Of Life,
The: The Tree of Life covers phylogeny in great detail. If
you're interested in the evolution of amphibians, this is a good place to
Sorin Damian's web site of amphibian images.
States Caudate Registry: For residents of the USA who keep newts
and salamanders. Aims to increase captive breeding, dissemination of
species and cut down on the demand for wild-caught animals. [Added 14-Dec-2002]
- Whose Tadpole is
it?: An excellent identification and field guide of central
European amphibians. Includes keys and illustrations. English
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Caecilian Web Sites
- Caecilians Web
Site (Gymnophiona) - Rubber Eels: A web site about Caecilians.
Nothing to do with caudata, but it's a very interesting site. [Updated 27-Apr-2006]
- AJC's Virtual Frogroom:
Some sound advice for beginners and many vivarium examples. There's also a
A community and forum for large Frog and Toad enthusiasts, as well as pet species like Fire Belly Toads. [Added 06-Oct-2008]
- Frogs of Australia:
This site is about Australian frogs. It includes a field guide to Australian frogs and conservation groups,
including the indangered Coroberie Frog. It also tells you what to do if you find a misplaced frog and includes
links to other sites.
It's a very interesting and extensive site on caecilians. [Added 27-Apr-2006]