Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Arthropoda > Class: Insecta > Order: Coleoptera > Family: Pythidae > Genus: Pytho > Species: Pytho kolwensis

Pytho kolwensis Sahlberg, 1833

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Boreal - Unfavourable-Bad
Continental - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 27 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1925


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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
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
FI0700043 Finland Koitajoen alue Map
FI0700047 Finland Patvinsuo Map
FI0700059 Finland Pönttövaara-Pahkavaara Map
FI0900069 Finland Pyhä-Häkin alue Map
FI0900117 Finland Kivineva-Karhukangas Map
FI1101645 Finland Oulanka Map
FI1103828 Finland Syöte Map
FI1200056 Finland Paljakka ja Latvavaara Map
FI1200205 Finland Vattuvaara Map
FI1200220 Finland Elimyssalon alue Map
FI1200221 Finland Teerisuon - Lososuon alue Map
FI1200223 Finland Jonkerinsalon alue Map
FI1200625 Finland Hiidenportin alueet Map
FI1200742 Finland Murhisalo Map
FI1201002 Finland Jämäsvaaran alue Map
PLC200004 Poland Puszcza Białowieska Map
SE0710058 Sweden Svartnäsudden Map
SE0710083 Sweden Vändåtberget Map
SE0710088 Sweden Ruskhöjden Map
SE0710107 Sweden Gammtratten Map
SE0710146 Sweden Oringsjö/Mo-Långsjön Map
SE0710180 Sweden Granliden Map
SE0810007 Sweden Långrumpskogen Map
SE0810045 Sweden Altarliden Map
SE0810364 Sweden Tuggensele Map
SE0820146 Sweden Blåkölen Map
SE0820151 Sweden Granberget Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Pytho kolvensis J. Sahlberg, 1875

Other resources

Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure

External data

Summary of derogations for species

EU member states are required to report derogations from protection efforts of species.

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Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Itä-Suomi 2009-06-01 2011-12-31 Tutkimuklsessa on kyse esiintymispaikkojen etsimisestä Deterioration of breeding sites Ei vaikutusta
European Environment Agency (EEA)
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