Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Amphibia > Order: Urodela > Family: Hynobiidae > Genus: Salamandrella > Species: Salamandrella keyserlingii

Siberian newt - Salamandrella keyserlingii Dybowski, 1870

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
  • rivers and lakes


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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.


Least Concern


Not evaluated


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Amphibians not included in Annex II)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Salamandrelle de Sibérie French Gasc J.P. and al.
Siberian newt English Gasc J.P. and al.
Siberian salamander English Gasc J.P. and al.
Sibirischer Winkelzahnmolch German Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Isodactylium schrenckii Strauch, 187
Isodactylium wosnessenskyi Strauch, 1870
Salamandrella cristata Anderson, 1917
Hynobius michnoi Nikolski, 1925
Hynobius keyserlingi Terenjev & Cernov, 1940

Other resources

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External data

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European Environment Agency (EEA)
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