Triturus rudolfi Arntzen, 2024

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Pleurodelinae > Genus: Triturus > Species: Triturus rudolfi

Triturus rudolfi Arntzen, 2024, Contrib. Zool., Amsterdam: 19. Holotype: MNCN 51784, by original designation. Type locality: "Lagoa Seca, Valado dos Frades, Portugal". Zoobank Publication Registration: D6D62940-6B0E-42E5-8212-383D28DC3D6A

English Names

Malkmus’ Pygmy Newt (original publication). 

Lisbon Pygmy Newt (original publication). 


Lisbon Peninsula in Portugal, reaching northward along the Atlantic Ocean up to the river Vouga estuary. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Portugal

Endemic: Portugal


Previous to its naming this species was confused with Triturus pygmaeus according to the original publication. 

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