Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Reptilia > Order: Squamata > Family: Colubridae > Genus: Coluber > Species: Coluber najadum

Dahl's whip snake - Coluber najadum (Eichwald, 1831)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unknown
Continental - Favourable
Mediterranean - Unknown
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • sparsely vegetated land
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
  • urban
Natura 2000 species code 1286

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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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

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Couleuvre à cou tacheté French Gasc J.P. and al.
Dahl's whip snake English Gasc J.P. and al.
Schlanknatter German Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Tyria najadum Eichwald, 1831
Coluber olivaceus Dwigubsky, 1932
Coluber dahlii Schinz, 1833
Platyceps najadum (Eichwald, 1831)

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

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Summary of derogations for species

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Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Bulgaria 2011-03-15 2013-03-15 The permit allows 20 individuals from each species to be caught. Capture No impact
Bulgaria 2011-03-15 2013-03-15 The permit allows 20 individuals from each species to be caught. Temporary keeping in captivity of 15% of each species from permitted catch for not more than 2 moths. No impact
Bulgaria 2010-05-05 2012-04-30 The permit allows 15 individuals from each bat species to be caught and marked. Capture No impact
Bulgaria 2010-05-05 2012-04-30 The permit allows 15 individuals from each bat species to be caught and marked. Taking dead bodies. No impact
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