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

Dark green snake - Coluber viridiflavus Lacepède, 1789

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Favourable
Atlantic - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Favourable
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • heathland and shrub
  • sparsely vegetated land
May also occur in
  • cropland
  • grassland
  • urban
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1284

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.

World

Not evaluated

Europe

Least Concern

EU

Not evaluated

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

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Biacco Italian Gasc J.P. and al.
Couleuvre verte et jaune French Gasc J.P. and al.
Culebra verdiamarilla Spanish Gasc J.P. and al.
Dark green snake English Gasc J.P. and al.
Gelbgrüne Zornnatter German Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Zamenis viridiflavus Duméril & Bibron, 1854

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

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

25 items found, displaying all items.1
Released Coverage Envelope File
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 Rhône Alpes
2015-11-26 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2014 DREAL Rhone Alpes
2015-11-04 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2011 Dérogations région Poitou Charente
2015-10-16 Italy Habitat derogation 2013-2014 Habides + Habitat 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 AUVERGNE_habides_habitat.xml
2015-09-17 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2012 CENTRE_habides_export_habitats.xml
2015-09-17 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2012 POITOU-CHARENTE-habitats-habides2012_DH_export_122013.xml
2015-09-17 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2012 RHONE-ALPES-DREAL_RA_2012Habitat_20131029_habides_export.xml
2015-07-31 Greece Habitats Directive Article 17 29_12_2014 submission GR GR_species_reports-15723-10453.xml
2014-11-14 Slovenia Derogations 2013 Derogations 2013
2014-03-11 Italy Habitat derogation report 2011-2012 Habitat derogation report 2011-2012
2013-12-11 Malta Habitats Directive - Article 17 Report - Malta - 2013 MT_species_reports.xml
2013-12-04 Italy 3rd Italian national report 2013 IT_species_reports.xml
2013-11-20 Slovenia Report 2011-2012 derogations 2011 - 2012
2013-09-11 Spain Habitats Directive: Report Art.17 2007-2012 ES_species_reports
2011-12-12 Italy Habitat Derogation Report 2009-2010 habitat derogation report 2009-2010
2010-09-27 Italy Habitats Derogations 2007-2008 Habitats Derogations 2007-2008
2010-09-07 Italy Habitats derogations Report 2007-2008 Report 2007-2008
2008-07-07 Spain Spain's delivery of 3 July Coluber viridiflavus
2008-03-21 Slovenia Article 17 Report Coluber viridiflavus
2008-03-07 Malta Habitats Directive - Article 17 Report - Malta - 2007 Species questionnaire for Coluber viridiflavus
2008-03-05 Italy Italy Coluber viridiflavus
2008-02-28 France rapport France Coluber viridiflavus

Summary of derogations for species

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

85 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Friuli-Venezia Giulia 2014-04-03 2014-12-31 10 individuals in the period 2014-2016 Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Toscana 2014-04-03 2014-12-31 10 individuals in the period 2014-2016 Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Sardegna 2014-04-03 2014-12-31 10 individuals in the period 2014-2016 Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Abruzzo 2014-01-21 2014-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Abruzzo 2014-01-21 2014-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Measurements, marking and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Piemonte 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Piemonte 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Measurement, marking, keeping in captivity for ten days and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Lombardia 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Lombardia 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Measurement, marking, keeping in captivity for ten days and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Measurement, marking, keeping in captivity for ten days and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Campania 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Campania 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Marking and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Piemonte 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Piemonte 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Measurement, marking, keeping in captivity for ten days and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Lombardia 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Lombardia 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Measurement, marking, keeping in captivity for ten days and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Measurement, marking, keeping in captivity for ten days and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 data not available Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 data not available Measurement and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Umbria 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 data not available Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Umbria 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 data not available Measurement and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Marche 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 data not available Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Marche 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 data not available Measurement and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Campania 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Campania 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Marking and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Abruzzo 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Abruzzo 2013-01-01 2013-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Measurements, marking and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Piemonte 2012-09-11 2012-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Piemonte 2012-09-11 2012-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Measurement, marking, keeping in captivity for ten days and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Lombardia 2012-09-11 2012-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Lombardia 2012-09-11 2012-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Measurement, marking, keeping in captivity for ten days and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2012-09-11 2012-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2012-09-11 2012-12-31 data not available. Licensed 30 individuals for the period 2012-14. Measurement, marking, keeping in captivity for ten days and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2012-09-11 2012-12-31 data not available Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2012-09-11 2012-12-31 data not available Measurement and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Umbria 2012-06-07 2012-12-31 data not available Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Umbria 2012-06-07 2012-12-31 data not available Measurement and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Marche 2012-06-07 2012-12-31 data not available Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Marche 2012-06-07 2012-12-31 data not available Measurement and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Campania 2012-05-15 2012-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Campania 2012-05-15 2012-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Marking and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Abruzzo 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Abruzzo 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Measurements, marking and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Abruzzo 2011-04-01 2011-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Abruzzo 2011-04-01 2011-12-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Measurements, marking and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Slovenia 2010-05-27 2060-05-27 za namene raziskovanja se lahko iz narave odvzame neomejeno število mrtvih živali Keeping of dead species ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-27 2060-05-27 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Capture ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-27 2060-05-27 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Deliberate disturbance ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-27 2060-05-27 za namene raziskovanja se lahko iz narave odvzame neomejeno število mrtvih živali Keeping of dead species ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-27 2060-05-27 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Capture ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-27 2060-05-27 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Deliberate disturbance ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 neomejeno število mrtvih živali je dovoljeno odvzeti iz narave Keeping of dead species ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Capture ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Deliberate disturbance ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 neomejeno število mrtvih živali je dovoljeno odvzeti iz narave Keeping of dead species ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Capture ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-05-12 2060-05-12 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Deliberate disturbance ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-04-22 2010-12-31 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Capture ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-04-22 2010-12-31 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Deliberate disturbance ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-04-22 2010-12-31 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Capture ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2010-04-22 2010-12-31 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Deliberate disturbance ni vpliva na populacijo
Abruzzo 2010-03-19 2010-06-30 Number of individuals licensed unknown Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Abruzzo 2010-03-19 2010-06-30 Number of individuals licensed unknown Measurements, marking and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Slovenia 2009-09-09 2009-31-12 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Capture ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2009-09-09 2009-31-12 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Deliberate disturbance ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2009-09-09 2009-31-12 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Capture ni vpliva na populacijo
Slovenia 2009-09-09 2009-31-12 za namene raziskovanja se lahko ujame in nato izpusti na mestu ujetja neomejeno število živali Deliberate disturbance ni vpliva na populacijo
Veneto 2008-03-01 2008-10-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Veneto 2008-03-01 2008-10-31 Number of individuals licensed unknown Measurements and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Lombardia 2008-03-01 2008-08-20 Number of individuals licensed unknown Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Lombardia 2008-03-01 2008-08-20 Number of individuals licensed unknown Measurements and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 No defined number of individuals Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 No defined number of individuals Tissue sampling and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Lombardia 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 No defined number of individuals Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Lombardia 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 No defined number of individuals Tissue sampling and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 No defined number of individuals Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 No defined number of individuals Tissue sampling and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 No defined number of individuals Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 No defined number of individuals Tissue sampling and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Lombardia 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 No defined number of individuals Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Lombardia 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 No defined number of individuals Tissue sampling and following release No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 No defined number of individuals Capture No evidence of a significant impact
Emilia-Romagna 2007-01-01 2007-12-31 No defined number of individuals Tissue sampling and following release No evidence of a significant impact
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