Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Amphibia > Order: Urodela > Family: Salamandridae > Genus: Salamandra > Species: Salamandra salamandra > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Salamandra salamandra almanzoris Müller & Hellmich, 1935 Gasc J.P. and al. (1997)

Fire salamander - Salamandra salamandra (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • grassland
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 2351

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Amphibians not included in Annex II) http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/cul.../bern/default_en.asp

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Feuersalamander German Gasc J.P. and al.
Fire salamander English Gasc J.P. and al.
Salamandra pintada Spanish Gasc J.P. and al.
Salamandre tachetée French Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Lacerta salamandra Linnaeus, 1758
Salamandra maculata Schrank, 1786
Salamandra maculosa var. nera Doderlein, 1872
Salamandra maculosa var. pezzata Doderlein, 1872

Other resources

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EoL Encyclopedia of Life
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External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2016-02-25 Germany Habitat Derogation 2013_2014 Habitat_2013_2014_GER.xml
2015-12-11 France France reporting Birds Directive corrected files Auvergne
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Aquitaine
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Auvergne
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Bretagne
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Centre Val de Loire
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Champagne Ardennes
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Franche Comté
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Haute Normandie
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Lorraine
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Limousin
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Midi Pyrénées
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Nord Pas de Calais
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files PACA
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Pays de Loire
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Picardie
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Poitou Charentes
2015-12-11 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Ile de France
2015-11-04 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2011 Dérogations région Aquitaine
2015-09-18 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2013 DREAL_Limousin_habides_export_DHFF_2013.xml
2015-09-18 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2013 DREAL_FC_habides_habitats_2013.xml
2015-09-17 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2012 AQUITAINE-habides_export_habitats.xml
2015-09-17 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2012 FRANCHE-COMTE_habides_habitat_2012.xml
2015-09-17 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2012 LIMOUSIN-habitats-habides_export2012Hab.xml
2015-09-17 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2012 MIDI-PYRENEES_habides_export-dirHab.xml
2014-10-30 Poland National Report on Derogations under the Birds and Habitats Directives Habitats and Birds Derogations Report
2011-10-17 Poland National Report on Derogations under the Birds and Habitats Directives (2009-2010) habitat derogations
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