Larvae of Fire-bellied toad Bombina bombina (lowlands)

  • no external gills
  • eyes not prominent
  • Unside not black to grey and belly not bright golden yellow, unspotted
  • tail fin reticulated
  • Total length:
    up to about 45 mm
  • Already some days after hatching obvious yellow longitudinal stripes on the back, disappearing later on.
  • Hence exclusion of Yellow-bellied toad is possible by distribution only.
  • only found in lowlands

Sonneur à ventre de feu (F); Roodbuikvuurpad (NL); Klockgroda (S); Klokkefrø (DK); Kunka obecná (CZ)

Fire-bellied toad
(D = dorsal, back; V = ventral, underside)


[Adult toad]