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Newts resemble lizards that live in water but they are not that closely related. Lay their eggs in water and spend longer in water as adults than frogs and toads.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

Smooth Newt

Triturus vulgaris

Great Crested Newt

Triturus cristatus

Palmate Newt

Triturus helveticus