View Full Version : The most attractively patterned species?

15th April 2009, 06:37
This is a thread designed for amusement only. I just wanted to see how diverse the preferences are! I hope everyone can have a little fun submitting their vote! (This is not a "site sponsored" vote) For me...Juvenile N.V.V.(The Red Eft), this is a simply amazingly beautiful creature! Well, that's my vote...How about your's?


15th April 2009, 06:48
I vote for Neurergus kaiseri, even people who don't care for newts can enjoy that kind of beauty. Pseudotriton ruber can be nice too.

15th April 2009, 07:05
Cynops pyrrhogaster gets my vote.

15th April 2009, 07:26
Ambystoma annulatum gets my vote, but then again I am biased towards any Ambystoma species.

15th April 2009, 10:09
I agree N.kaiseri has a special quality that can reach even mentally healthy people.
My vote however goes for three other species(i canīt just pick one), the recently discovered beauty of C.pyrrhogaster, O.ophryticus and....wait for it...........Lissotriton vulgaris! Yes, i find them incredibly beautiful.....

15th April 2009, 13:57
Kaiseri are beautiful, probably my all time favorites but I think some Salamandra are as pretty as anything...

15th April 2009, 21:52
I'm with Justin on this one. A. annulatum. Very striking. Ooh, or A. macrodactylum, love the racing stripes. Also a big fan of Plethodon yonahlossee.

My roommate suggests Desmognathus wrighti's herringbone pattern, or the P. glutinosis complex.

Critter Mom
15th April 2009, 22:55
I may be a little biased because they are all I have at the moment, hehe...and nobody has voted for them yet: C. Orientalis :happy: