17 August 2003: Please note that this page will be updated shortly with more information on this species.
|Salamandrina terdigitata, Spectacled Salamander|
|Scientific Name||Common Name||Distribution||Size||Notes|
||Spectacled Salamander||Italy except parts of Adriatic coast||4"||Prefers hilly country but seldom found above 1,300 m. Only European salamander to have four toes on each foot. This salamander has a brown back but crimson red ventral surface. They seem to estivate in the dry months of summer but are often active during the winter.|
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