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Webbed Triton (Triturus helveticus). Urodelos Amphibians. Vertebrates. Animal Kingdom. Wildlife.

It measures about 9 cm.

Quite smaller than the Pyrenean triton, it is easily distinguished by its brownish loin with black spots that reach the sides, white or clear belly and laterally compressed tail (like all newts).

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During the mating season, the male, of more intense color, has a crest in the tail, which ends in a thin, characteristic filament, and has the fingers of the webbed back legs.

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More widely distributed than the Pyrenean triton, it coexists with it in some ibons of the Pyrenees (La Cherito), where it occupies funds with abundant aquatic vegetation. It feeds mostly on diptera (flies and mosquitoes) and their larvae.

El Triton Project launched by ANSAR is conducting assisted breeding for the recovery of this species.

Other information about fauna in Aragón:

A small list of species in Aragon would be the following:

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