Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Amphibia > Order: Urodela > Family: Salamandridae > Genus: Euproctus > Species: Euproctus platycephalus

Sardinian mountain newt - Euproctus platycephalus (Gravenhorst, 1829)

Images from the web

Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
May also occur in
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1165

Distribution

The distribution map is currently disabled. A new map solution will soon become available. In the meantime, please consult other species distribution map providers listed in the Other resources panel below.

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

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Euprocte de Sardaigne French Gasc J.P. and al.
Hechtkopf-Gebirgsmolch German Gasc J.P. and al.
Sardinian mountain newt English Gasc J.P. and al.
Tritone sardo Italian Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Molge platycephala Gravenhorst, 1829
Euproctus rusconii Gené, 1838
Molge rusconii Boulenger, 1882

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea 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
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Summary of derogations for species

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

4 items found, displaying all items.1
Region From Until Justification Activity Impact
Sardegna 2014-01-01 2014-12-31 No data available Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Sardegna 2013-03-25 2013-12-31 No data available Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Sardegna 2012-01-01 2012-12-31 licensed 40 adult individuals for the period 2010-2012. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
Sardegna 2011-01-01 2011-12-31 licensed 40 adult individuals for the period 2010-2012. Capture for keeping in captivity No evidence of a significant impact
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100