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Amphibians

(updated 25-03-17)




The following species are currently available. Online orders accepted but as many are in short supply and we require delivery details or if you are collecting, if interested please phone or email us to reserve and we will direct you to a temporary page for you to place the order.
We are again able to deliver amphibians via a private specialist reptile courier anywhere on mainland UK south of central Scotland. Prices start from £40.00. Please enquire for more details.
Please read our terms and conditions before placing an order. Amphibians are available for delivery in the UK only or can be collected from our retail premises near Bewdley, Worcestershire (approximately 6.5 miles from the West Midlands Safari Park).
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Special Offers (no further discounts)

Species (Vernacular) & Description
Scientific Name Price Guide (Each)

Bumblebee toad
UK-produced c/b 2016 large juveniles 15mm
These are stunning diurnal toads from shrub and arable areas of Paraguay and Argentina. Females are larger than males. Most of the toads previously described as Melanophryniscus stelzneri in the hobby are probably this species.
These are genuine UK-produced F1 specimens that are in superb condition and taking pinhead crickets, aphids and fruit fly.

Melanophryniscus klappenbachi
(2 left)

SOLD

Lined fire salamander
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2010 - 2013 adults 120mm+
The typical morph with yellow lines (and thus thinner black lines). These are sexable sub-adults and adults we have cleared from one of our larger outdoor vivaria due to a house move. We are selling therm in trios of 2 males to one female.

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Salamandra salamandra terrestris
(3 x 2,1 trios left)

SOLD



Anurans (frogs & toads)


Poison Frogs

Species (Vernacular) & Description
Scientific Name Price Guide (Each)

Splashback poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2016 juveniles 16 - 20mm
A relatively large, attractive frog and extremely popular. Adults are very plump and active. Quite easy to keep and breed in captivity and loves to climb even though it is essentially a ground-dweller.

Adelphobates galactonotus
'orange & black'
(4 available)

£40.00

Birkhan poison dart frog
c/b 2016, juveniles 20mm
Gorgeous, easy to keep species and one of the bolder auratus morphs. The contrast in colours is stunning. These are superb, bold specimens and unrelated.

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Dendrobates auratus 'Birkhan'
(4 available
)

£50.00

Green & Black poison dart frog
c/b 2016, near-adults 30mm+
Relatively shy species that grows into quite a large dartfrog. Not difficult to keep and relatively easy to breed once established. One of the larger auratus morphs.

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Dendrobates auratus 'Bronze Giant'
(2 available)

£100.00 /2

Green & black poison dart frog
Understory Enterprise Import c/b 2016 large juveniles 20mm
Stunning form from the Choco-Darien region of northeast Colombia. Although a standard green & black colour the spots are especially large and edged in a blue tinge. Also a very bold auratus morph. Apparently these are the progeny of the first import into Europe.

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Dendrobates auratus 'Capurgana'
(4 available)

£65.00

Green & Black poison dart frog
c/b 2016, large juveniles 25mm
Relatively shy species that grows into quite a large dartfrog. Not difficult to keep and relatively easy to breed once established.

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Dendrobates auratus 'Costa Rica'
(2 left)

£40.00

Green & Black poison dart frog
c/b 2016, juveniles 20mm+
Relatively shy species that grows into quite a large dartfrog. Not difficult to keep and relatively easy to breed once established.

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Dendrobates auratus 'Reticulated'
(4 available)

£60.00

Bumblebee poison dart frog
c/b 2016 juveniles 20 - 25mm
The much rarer greenish form (with blue feet) of Dendrobates leucomelas hails from Cerro Autana which is a remote table mountain located in the jungles of Venezuela. Seems to do well in a very humid vivarium, generally not too warm (around 74 F during the day) but then increase to around 85 - 88 F for several weeks to encourage breeding. Otherwise care is similar to the nominat form. These are unsexed but healthy juveniles.

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Dendrobates leucomelas
'Cerro Autana'
(6 left
)

£75.00

Bumblebee poison dart frog
c/b 2016 near-adults 30mm+
Great starter species. Easy to keep and breed under suitable conditions. Bold, greedy and males have a loud call. These are the rarer netted form and possess smaller spots and bands than the above. Extremely attractive.

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Dendrobates leucomelas 'Netted'
(4 reserved - more available soon)

£60.00

Bumblebee poison dart frog
c/b 2016 adults 30mm+
Great starter species. Easy to keep and breed under suitable conditions. Bold, greedy and males have a loud call. Unrelated bloodlines available.

Dendrobates leucomelas
(3 left)

SOLD

Bumblebee poison dart frog
c/b 2016 juveniles 20mm
Great starter species. Easy to keep and breed under suitable conditions. Bold, greedy and males have a loud call. Unrelated bloodlines available.

Dendrobates leucomelas
(2 left)

SOLD

Dyeing poison dart frog
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2016 juveniles 18 - 20mm
This stunning morph has a largely black body with a creamy-white head and smaller patches of the same on the lower back. It hails from the western areas of central French Guyana near the village Maripasoula and is a large morph attaining over 40 - 45mm.

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Dendrobates tinctorius 'Atachi Bakka'
(3 available
)

£45.00

Blue poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2016 large juveniles 20mm+
Probably the most popular of the poison dart frogs, this stunning species grows to a good size (around 35 - 40mm) and is relatively easy to care for. Age around 2 - 3 months

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Dendrobates tinctorius azureus
(more available soon)

SOLD

Dyeing poison dart frog
c/b 2016 juveniles 18 - 25mm
Impressive large morph with prodigious appetite (for smaller insects). Grows to around 35 - 40mm.

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Dendrobates tinctorius 'Brazil'
(4 left)

£55.00

Dyeing poison dart frog
c/b 2015,adults 40mm+
Impressive large morph with prodigious appetite (for smaller insects). Females can attain 70mm. Very popular morph but increasingly difficult to obtain.

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Dendrobates tinctorius 'Citronella'
(2 sexed pairs available)

£180.00 /pair

Dyeing poison dart frog
c/b 2016, large juveniles 25mm
Impressive large morph with prodigious appetite (for smaller insects). Females can attain 70mm. Very popular morph but increasingly difficult to obtain.

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Dendrobates tinctorius 'Citronella'
(4 available)

£60.00

Dyeing poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2016, juveniles 20mm+
Very closed related to the 'Regina' morph, this relatively new morph (discovered in 2004) grows even larger and is a lovely, bold ground dweller. Found approximately 24 km from Saül near the Arataii river in French Guyana. Some specimens are almost solid yellow.

Dendrobates tinctorius 'Matecho'
(4 available)

£55.00

Dyeing poison dart frog
c/b 2016, near-adults 30mm
Beautiful small morph from French Guyana. These are well grown but unsexed juveniles feeding avidly on small or large fruit flies, aphids, pinhead crickets and springtails.

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Dendrobates tinctorius 'Oyapok'
(2 sexed pairs available)

£130.00 /pair

Dyeing poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2016 juveniles 20mm
Another attractive morph and extremely popular. Adults are very plump and active. These are lovely plump juveniles but are not sexable.

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Dendrobates tinctorius 'Patricia'
(6 available)

£55.00

Dyeing poison dart frog
c/b 2016, large juveniles 25mm+
Super, distinct morph possessing either powder blue or pale grey legs. These are very healthy specimens taking fruit flies, small crickets and aphids.

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Dendrobates tinctorius 'Powder Blue/Grey Legged'
(
reserved)

£55.00

Blue-bellied poison frog
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2015, sub-adults 18 - 20mm
Stunning little species from San Martín, Peru (altitude 700m). Attains around 25mm and has a lovely bird-like call

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Hyloxalus (Cryptophyllobates) azureiventris
(2 left)

£80.00 /2

Lowland phantasml poison frog
Dartfrog-produced 201
6, large juveniles 25mm
Very popular and ideal starter species. Very prolific once breeding starts and has a voracious appetite when not reproducing.

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Epipedobates anthonyi
(4 available
)
£25.00

Maranon poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2015, near-adults 20mm+
Stunning species from isolated spots in Peru. Relatively easy to keep in captivity as is tolerant of a fairly wide temperature range. These are near adults we are offering as potential pairs.

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Excidobates mysteriosus
(1 pair reserved
)

£200.00 /pair

Harequin poison dart frog
UK-produced c/b 2016 large juveniles 20mm
Stunning obligate egg-feeder species from Colombia, these are superb, healthy captive bred juveniles feeding on springtails, aphids, Drosophila melanogaster and pinhead crickets. Around 6 months old.

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Oophaga pumilio
'Red Head'
(4 available)

£750.00 /2

Colombian poison dart frog
c/b 2016, 25 - 30mm large juveniles
One of the larger dart frogs with an appetite to match. Adults are a stunning iridescent lime-green colour. Quite easy to keep in captivity.

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Phyllobates terriblis 'mint'
(6 available)

£70.00

Colombian poison dart frog
c/b 2016 juveniles 25mm+
One of the larger dart frogs with an appetite to match. Adults are a stunning bright yellow colour. Quite easy to keep in captivity as they can devour larger food items such as 2/3rd instar crickets, waxmoths, freshly sloughed mealworms, house spiders etc. These are almost fully coloured and around 10 months old.

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Phyllobates terriblis 'orange'
(1 reserved
)

£65.00

Colombian poison dart frog
c/b 2016, 25 - 30mm large juveniles
One of the larger dart frogs with an appetite to match. Adults are a stunning bright yellow colour. Quite easy to keep in captivity as they can devour larger food items such as 2/3rd instar crickets, waxmoths, freshly sloughed mealworms, house spiders etc.

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Phyllobates terriblis 'yellow'
(4 available)

£65.00

Amazonian red poison dart frog
c/b 2016 sub-adults 14 - 15mm
Beautiful, small ventrimaculata-type species which has orange/red and black bands and reticulated black and blue hind limbs. Care is identical to R. ventrimaculata so they are a good beginner thumbnail species and relatively easy to breed. These are sold as unsexed.

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Ranitomeya amazonica Iquitos
(4 reserved
)

£60.00

Imitator poison dart frog
c/b 2016 sub-adults 14mm+
Bold, inquistive species with an amazing reproductive sequence. Once established relatively easy to breed and males have a lovely trill-like call. Requires a tall vivarium with some elevated bromelaids and usually lays 1 - 3 eggs in a slightly inclined film cannister or on a smooth leaf. Adults will show parental care of eggs/tadpoles or tadpoles can be reared artificially. Can supply unrelated specimens.

Ranitomeya imitator
'Nominat form'
(2 left
)

£75.00

Imitator poison dart frog
c/b 2016 Understory Enterprises import near-adult 16mm+
Bold, inquistive species with an amazing reproductive sequence. Once established relatively easy to breed and males have a lovely trill-like call. Requires a tall vivarium with some elevated bromelaids and usually lays 1 - 3 eggs in a slightly inclined film cannister or on a smooth leaf. Adults will show parental care of eggs/tadpoles or tadpoles can be reared artificially.

Ranitomeya imitator
'Tarapoto'
(1 pair reserved
)

SOLD

Vanzolini's poison dart frog
c/b 2016 sub-adults 15mm
Stunning thumbnail species. Bold, active, relatively easy to breed once established and will feed on fruit flies (large & small), hatchling crickets, aphids and springtails. Lovely trill-like call. These are the progeny of Understory Enterprises origin specimens and are available from two unrelated sources.

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Ranitomeya vanzolinii
(4 available)

£85.00

Imitator poison dart frog
Understory Import c/b 2016 adults 16mm+
Bold, inquistive species with an amazing reproductive sequence. Once established relatively easy to breed and males have a lovely trill-like call. Requires a tall vivarium with some elevated bromelaids and usually lays 1 - 3 eggs in a slightly inclined film cannister or on a smooth leaf. Adults will show parental care of eggs/tadpoles or tadpoles can be reared artificially.

Ranitomeya imitator
'Yumbatos'
(2 pairs available)

£170.00 /pair

Highland Pasco poison dart frog
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2016 large juvenile / sub-adult 12 - 15mm+
Gorgeous species with thick yellow bands and blue/dark blue mottled legs. One of our favourite species and not offered very often. For the advanced hobbyist but great frogs once settled. Requires slightly cooler conditions than most other dart frogs ideally in the 70 - 74°F range. We can offer unrelated frogs. These cannot be sexed at the moment.

Ranitomeya (lamasi) sirensis
(
3 available)

£75.00

Variable poison dart frog
c/b 2016 juveniles/large juveniles 12 - 15mm
A much under-rated species, these are very bold specimens. This form comes from drier forests south-west of Tarapoto in Peru. The greenish hue of the patterning is particularly bright in juveniles and is often retained to adulthood.

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Ranitomeya variabilis 'southern''
(6 left)

£70.00

 


     
Other Frogs & Toads & Caecilians
Species (Vernacular) & Description
Scientific Name Price Guide (Each)

Midwife toad
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2016 large juveniles 20
mm
Lovely little toad with fascinating reproductive behaviour. Males possess a bell-like call. Prodigious appetites and relatively easy to keep in a cool, woodland-style terrestrial vivarium.

Alytes obstetricans
(10 available)

£25.00

European fire-bellied toad
c/b 201
6 juveniles 15 - 20mm
Hardy, slow-growing but ultimately long-lived European species which is becoming increasingly difficult to find in captivity. These are from multiple bloodlines from a German breeder but are unsexed.


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Bombina bombina
(4 left)

SOLD

Appenine yellow bellied toad
UK-produced c/b 2016 juveniles 15 - 20mm
We are pleased to offer this rare species which hails from central and southern Italy. It tends to have a smoother dorsum than Bombina variegata and the belly is yellow with blue tinges. Care is identical to Bombina variegata although this species can tolerate warmer conditions.

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Bombina pachypus
(8 left)

£25.00 or £90.00 /4

European yellow bellied toad
UK-produced c/b 2016 juveniles 10mm+
This species is proving increasingly difficult to obtain these days and this is first time we have been able to offer them this year. Superb hardy species for the temperate semi-aquatic set-up or can even be kept in a greenhouse or outdoor vivarium in protected places.

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Bombina variegata variegata
(4 left)

SOLD
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Marsuipal frog
c/b 2015 adults 35 - 40mm
These unique frogs are imports from the Wikiri Project in Ecuador and are full-grown adults. Females have a pouch on the lower back. Eggs are deposited, moved into the pouch with the assistance of the male and continue their development into a well grown tadpole. The tadpoles are then ejected into suitable water to continue their develoment. Rarely available.

Gastrotheca riobambe
(6 available)

£45.00
American green tree frog
Adults 35 - 40mm
A hardy tree frog that makes a great vivarium or greenhouse subject.
Males possess a loud melodius call. Feeding on 2nd/3rd instar crickets, waxmoths and curly-wing flies.

Hyla cinerea
(4 left)

£15.00 2
Grey tree frog
UK c/b 2016 sub-adults 35mm
Easy USA-native species for the vivarium or greenhouse set up. Prefers a tall vivarium with a few leafy foliage plants. These are 5 long term captives that have recently been offered to us and are in excellent health.

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Hyla versicolor
(2 reserved)

£15.00
Golden Mantella
c/b 2016 juveniles 10mm
Stunning Madagascan species which is a fantastic, bold addition to any amphibian collection. Prefers cooler temperatures than most dartfrogs ideally in the 65 - 72°F range. We have a small number of froglets that are just turning orange and are taking springtails, pinhead crickets and melanogaster fruitflies.

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Mantella aurantiaca
(2 left)
£35.00
Blue-legged Mantella
c/b 2016 sub-adults 20mm+
Critically endangered species in the wild but produced occasionally by several European breeders. These require a somewhat drier set up than most other mantellas species, ideally areas of samp and dry. Taking pinhead crickets and small fruit flies.

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Mantella expectata
(2 left)
SOLD

Pacific tree frog
UK-produced c/b 2016 juveniles 10 -15mm
Lovely little arboreal species from the chorus/cricket frog family distrubted along the west coast of North America from B.C. in Canada to Baja California in Mexico. These are captive bred specimens from Germany and are a lovely orange-red colour. Superb vivarium species with a suprisingly loud call.


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Pseudacris regilla
(
2 left)

SOLD

 

 

     
Caudata (newts & salamanders) & Caecilians (Gymnophiona)
Species (Vernacular) & Description (size is snout - tail tip)
Scientific Name Price Guide
Anderson's Salamander
UK-produced c/b 2015 sub-adults 14 - 18cm
Stunning neotenic species found only in and around one lake called Lago Zacapu in north-western Michoacan, Mexico, at 2,000m altitude. Grows up to 25cm and feeds on just about anything it can swallow including worms, axolotl pellets, small fish, pieces of lean raw beef to name but a few. Avoid pellets containing iodine otherwise it will metamorphose something that is thought not to happen in the wild. Keep as for axolotl's - ideally clean, filtered, gently aerated water with plenty of submerged rocks and decorative wood and large grade gravel base. Collection recommended. These sub-adults are avidly taking live bloodworm, tubifex, chopped worm, Assellus and Gammarus and pieces of finely chopped trout. We recommend collection although we can send by private reptile courier at the buyers' risk.
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Ambystoma andersoni
(8 left)

£60.00
Long-toed salamander
c/b 2015 juveniles 60mm+
We are pleased to offer this rarely available West coast USA species. This is an import of a successful captive breeding in Europe. Adults possess a bronze dorsal band on a darker background.

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Ambystoma macrodactylum macrodactylum
(3 available)

£50.00

Barred Tiger salamander
Captive-raised (from wild-caught larvae) near-adults 18cm+
Superb species with prodigious appetite (basically lunges at anything that moves). Grows to around 20 - 24cm.

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Ambystoma mavortium
(10 left)

£34.99 or £65.00 /2

Mole salamander
Juveniles 60mm+
A small, stocky species hailing from Central and Eastern USA where it inhabits the moist leaf litter of woodlands and forests. Eggs are laid in spring in shallow ponds following storms. Easy to keep and preys on most invertebrates but especially worms.
Rarely available in the UK and this will increasingly become so following the ban on export of US salamanders across state lines.

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Ambystoma talpoideum
(2 left)

£75.00

Anderson's ribbed salamander
c/b 2016 juveniles 35mm
We are very pleased to offer genuine captive bred specimens this extremely rare salamander from the Ryuku islands of Japan. These specimens are from adults originating from the island of Tokunoshima. They require a sub-tropical set-up with a leaf base and a plentiful supply of small crickets and worms. Experienced keepers only.


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Echinotriton andersoni
(4 left)

£100.00

Oita salamander
UK-produced c/b 2015 juveniles 50mm+
Rarely available genus in the UK this is one of the rarer pond-dweller species in Japan but is relatively easy to breed in captivity. Currently taking small worms and crickets. Keep cool.


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Hynobius dunni
(2 left)

£30.00
Alpine newt
UK-produced c/b 2016 grown-on juveniles 45mm+
Beautiful, hardy species we have a good number of healthy terrestrial juveniles which are taking small worms and small crickets. Excellent beginner species.

Ichthyosaura alpestris alpestris
(10 available)

£7.50
Lake Urmia newt
c/b 2015 juveniles 55mm+
Stunning species from south-east Turkey (Hakkari), and north east Iraq and western Iran. These specimens are F1 from adults hailing from Aqra and possess the large cream/yellow spots and attain a very good size (in excess of 15cm). Rarely available in the UK.

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Neurergus crocatus
(4 available)
£45.00
Baran's mountain newt
Dartfrog-produced c/b 2016 juveniles 50mm+
Stunning species from central-eastern Turkey. The original adults of these specimens occur in the Lake Van vicinity and possess larger spots than those from the western part of the range. Rarely available. We have a small number of large juveniles originating from a successful breeding in Germany. We cannot currently sex these specimens.

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Neurergus strauchii strauchii
(6 available)
£55.00

Moroccan fire salamander
UK-produced c/b 2016 juveniles 35mm+
Rarely available morph from Bab Bon Idir near the Taza Mountains, Morocco. This subspecies produces larvae and is very streamlined in appearance. Taking 1st/2nd instar crickets, small waxworm, worms and other invertebrates.

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Salamandra algira splendens
(2 available
)
£65.00
Moroccan fire salamander
UK-produced c/b 2015 juveniles 45mm+
A very streamlined salamander which often quick, lizard like movements which enables it to track down crickets and other small insects. These are the ovoviviparous form giving birth to larvae.

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Salamandra algira tingitana 'Beni Arouss'
(3 left)
£40.00
Moroccan fire salamander
UK-produced c/b 2015 juveniles 40mm+
A very streamlined salamander which often quick, lizard like movements which enables it to track down crickets and other small insects. These are the viviparous form giving birth to fully-formed young.

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Salamandra algira tingitana 'Tahgramet'
(2 left)

£40.00

Lined fire salamander
LTC adults 120mm+
The typical morph with yellow lines (and thus thinner black lines). These are a group of adults from a hobbyist who has recently streamlined his collection and can be sexed.

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Salamandra salamandra terrestris
(6 left)

£25.00

Alpine crested newt
c/b 201
5 large juveniles 80mm+
These are specimens from a wild leucistic population occurring in northern Italy. Requires cool, relatively deep water. Very aquatic.

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Triturus carnifex 'white/flavistic'
(3 reserved)

SOLD
Danube crested newt
c/b 2015 large juveniles 70mm+
Another rarely-available Triton these are from adults that originated in Austria. These will be breeding size next year and are currently semi-aquatic/aquatic and taking small crickets, wax worm and earthworms.

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Triturus dobrogicus dobrogicus
(4 left)
£25.00
Macedonian crested newt
c/b 2015 large juveniles 70mm+
Rarely available species only recently split from Triturus carnifex. Grows into a large, stocky crested newt. Easy to keep. These are captive bred from Germany and the original adults are of Greek origin.

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Triturus macedonicus
(4 left)
£30.00

 

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