Scientific Name: Ichthyosaura alpestris
- Newts have a long and slender body, with a long, vertically flattened tail.
Smooth newtScientific Name: Lissotriton vulgaris
Scientific Name: Triturus cristatus
Northern crested newt
Italian cave salamander
Scientific Name: Speleomantes italicus
- Salamanders have a lizard-like appearance, and a prehensile tongue which they use to obtain prey.
- Salamander and newts, unique among vertebrates, have the capacity of regenerating whole lost limbs, as well as other damaged parts of their bodies.
Scientific Name: Salamandrina terdigitata
Fire salamanderScientific Name: Salamandra salamandra
Scientific Name: Rana temporaria
- The common frog and Italian stream frog are both quite common in the Northern Apennines.
Italian stream frog
Scientific Name: Rana italica
- The Italian stream frog is also known as "ground frog" as they commonly hibernate underneath tree roots.