Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Amphibia > Order: Urodela > Family: Salamandridae > Genus: Chioglossa > Species: Chioglossa lusitanica

Gold-striped salamander - Chioglossa lusitanica Bocage, 1864

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Atlantic - Favourable
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 100 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • grassland
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1172

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

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
ES0000003 Spain PICOS DE EUROPA Map
ES0000054 Spain Somiedo Map
ES0000055 Spain Fuentes del Narcea y del Ibias Map
ES0000086 Spain Ría de Ortigueira e Ladrido Map
ES0000176 Spain Costa da Morte (Norte) Map
ES0000315 Spain Ubiña-La Mesa Map
ES0000317 Spain Penarronda-Barayo Map
ES0000318 Spain Cabo Busto-Luanco Map
ES0000319 Spain Ría de Ribadesella-Ría de Tinamayor Map
ES0000372 Spain Costa da Mariña occidental Map
ES0000374 Spain Ancares Map
ES0000376 Spain Baixa Limia - Serra do Xurés Map
ES1110001 Spain Ortigueira - Mera Map
ES1110002 Spain Costa Ártabra Map
ES1110003 Spain Fragas do Eume Map
ES1110004 Spain Encoro de Abegondo - Cecebre Map
ES1110005 Spain Costa da Morte Map
ES1110007 Spain Betanzos - Mandeo Map
ES1110008 Spain Carnota - Monte Pindo Map
ES1110011 Spain Esteiro do Tambre Map
ES1110012 Spain Monte e lagoa de Louro Map
ES1110013 Spain Xubia - Castro Map
ES1110014 Spain Serra do Careón Map
ES1110015 Spain Río Anllóns Map
ES1110016 Spain Río Tambre Map
ES1120001 Spain Ancares - Courel Map
ES1120004 Spain A Marronda Map
ES1120006 Spain Carballido Map
ES1120007 Spain Cruzul - Agüeira Map
ES1120008 Spain Monte Faro Map
ES1120009 Spain Monte Maior Map
ES1120010 Spain Negueira Map
ES1120011 Spain Ría de Foz - Masma Map
ES1120012 Spain Río Landro Map
ES1120015 Spain Serra do Xistral Map
ES1120016 Spain Río Cabe Map
ES1120017 Spain Costa da Mariña occidental Map
ES1130001 Spain Baixa Limia Map
ES1130004 Spain Pena Veidosa Map
ES1140001 Spain Sistema fluvial Ulla - Deza Map
ES1140002 Spain Río Lérez Map
ES1140005 Spain Monte Aloia Map
ES1140006 Spain Río Tea Map
ES1140007 Spain Baixo Miño Map
ES1140010 Spain Costa da Vela Map
ES1140011 Spain Gándaras de Budiño Map
ES1140013 Spain Serra do Candán Map
ES1140014 Spain Serra do Cando Map
ES1140015 Spain Sobreirais do Arnego Map
ES1140016 Spain Enseada de San Simón Map
ES1200001 Spain Picos de Europa (Asturias) Map
ES1200002 Spain Muniellos Map
ES1200008 Spain Redes Map
ES1200010 Spain Montovo-La Mesa Map
ES1200014 Spain Sierra de los Lagos Map
ES1200026 Spain Río Negro Map
ES1200027 Spain Río Esva Map
ES1200029 Spain Río Nalón Map
ES1200032 Spain Río Sella Map
ES1200035 Spain Río Cares-Deva Map
ES1200037 Spain Aller-Lena Map
ES1200039 Spain Cuencas Mineras Map
ES1200041 Spain Peña Manteca-Genestaza Map
ES1200042 Spain Sierra Plana de la Borbolla Map
ES1200043 Spain Sierra del Sueve Map
ES1200044 Spain Turbera de la Molina Map
ES1200045 Spain Turbera de Las Dueñas Map
ES1200049 Spain Cuenca del Agüeira Map
ES1200050 Spain Cuenca del Alto Narcea Map
ES1200051 Spain Río Ibias Map
ES1200052 Spain Río Trubia Map
ES4130010 Spain SIERRA DE LOS ANCARES Map
ES4130022 Spain MONTES AQUILANOS Map
ES4130024 Spain SIERRA DE LA CABRERA Map
PTCON0001 Portugal Peneda/Gerês Map
PTCON0019 Portugal Rio Minho Map
PTCON0020 Portugal Rio Lima Map
PTCON0024 Portugal Valongo Map
PTZPE0001 Portugal Estuários dos Rios Minho e Coura Map
PTZPE0002 Portugal Serra do Gerês Map
PTCON0051 Portugal Complexo do Açor Map
PTCON0026 Portugal Rio Vouga Map
PTCON0016 Portugal Cambarinho Map
PTCON0028 Portugal Gardunha Map
PTCON0014 Portugal Serra da Estrela Map
PTCON0025 Portugal Montemuro Map
ES1130007 Spain Pena Trevinca Map
ES4190110 Spain SIERRA DE LA CABRERA Map
ES4130117 Spain MONTES AQUILANOS Y SIERRA DE TELENO Map
PTCON0003 Portugal Alvão/Marão Map
PTCON0045 Portugal Sicó/Alvaiázere Map
PTCON0060 Portugal Serra da Lousã Map
PTCON0027 Portugal Carregal do Sal Map
PTCON0059 Portugal Rio Paiva Map
PTCON0047 Portugal Serras da Freita e Arada Map
ES0000437 Spain Pena Trevinca Map
ES1200016 Spain Ría del Eo Map
ES1200009 Spain Ponga-Amieva Map
ES1200056 Spain Fuentes del Narcea, Degaña e Ibias Map
ES1200055 Spain Cabo Busto-Luanco Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Chioglosse portugais French Gasc J.P. and al.
Gold-striped salamander English EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Golden-striped salamander English Gasc J.P. and al.
Goldstreidensalamander German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Goldstreifen-Salamander German Gasc J.P. and al.
Gulstribet salamander Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Kamaleontongsalamander Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Salamandra lusitanica Portuguese Gasc J.P. and al.
Salamandra rabilarga Spanish Gasc J.P. and al.
Salamandre portugaise French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

European Environment Agency (EEA)
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