This group of pages is concerned with the newts of the genera Triturus, Lissotriton, Ichthyosaura, and Ommatotriton. This includes most of the familiar newts of Europe.

General information
The species
Reproduction and development
Conservation issues
Newts in the UK
Captive care

Other pages of herpetological interest

Carotenoids and amphibian colouration
Amphibian distribution mapping
Miss E. A. Ormerod's experiences with crested newt venom

Other pages of general interest

OSGB and altitude from Google maps
Fuel economy calculator
Bicycle spoke length calculator

All original content by Caleb Leeke. Contact me via

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