Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pelobatidae > Genus: Pelobates > Species: Pelobates cultripes

Iberian spadefoot toad - Pelobates cultripes (Cuvier, 1829)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unfavourable-Bad
Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • heathland and shrub
  • wetlands
May also occur in
  • grassland
  • rivers and lakes
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1198

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

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Iberian spadefoot toad English Gasc J.P. and al.
Messerfuß German Gasc J.P. and al.
Pélobate cultripède French Gasc J.P. and al.
Sapo de espuelas Spanish Gasc J.P. and al.
Sapo-de-unha-negra Portuguese Gasc J.P. and al.
Western spadefoot toad English Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Rana cultripes Cuvier, 1829
Rana calcatra Michahelles, 1830
Cultripes provincialis Müller, 1832

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

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

20 items found, displaying all items.1
Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-12-10 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Aquitaine
2015-12-10 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Auvergne
2015-12-10 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Lorraine
2015-12-10 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Midi Pyrénées
2015-12-10 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files PACA
2015-12-10 France France reporting Habitas Directive 2014 corrected files Pays de Loire
2015-11-03 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2011 Dérogations région Aquitaine
2015-11-03 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2011 Dérogations région Poitou Charente
2015-09-18 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2013 DREAL_PACA_2013_habides_export_Habitat.xml
2015-09-17 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2012 AQUITAINE-habides_export_habitats.xml
2015-09-17 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2012 LANGUEDOC-RROUSSILLON__habides_export_habitats_2012.xml
2015-09-17 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2012 MIDI-PYRENEES_habides_export-dirHab.xml
2015-09-17 France FRANCE Rapport art 16 Directive Habitat 92/43/CEE année 2012 POITOU-CHARENTE-habitats-habides2012_DH_export_122013.xml
2013-12-09 Portugal PT_Habitats_2011_2012 PT_Habitats_2011_2012
2013-09-18 Portugal Relatorio nacional sobre a implementacao da Directiva Habitats 2013 PT_species_reports.xml
2013-09-11 Spain Habitats Directive: Report Art.17 2007-2012 ES_species_reports
2012-12-09 Portugal envumx3mg PT_Habitats_2009_2010.xml
2008-07-07 Spain Spain's delivery of 3 July Pelobates cultripes
2008-02-27 France rapport France Pelobates cultripes
2008-02-24 Portugal Relatório nacional sobre a implementação da Directiva Habitats Species questionnaire for Pelobates cultripes

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
France 2012-03-27 2013-12-31 no finished Capture (ringing) no impact
Languedoc-Roussillon 2012-03-27 2013-12-31 no finished Capture (ringing) no impact
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