Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Amphibia > Order: Urodela > Family: Salamandridae > Genus: Triturus > Species: Triturus boscai

Bosca's newt - Triturus boscai (Lataste, 1879)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • grassland


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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
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
Bosca's newt English Gasc J.P. and al.
Spanischer Wassermolch German Gasc J.P. and al.
Tritao de ventre laranja Portuguese Gasc J.P. and al.
Triton de Boscá French Gasc J.P. and al.
Tritón ibérico Spanish Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Pelonectes boscai Lataste, 1879
Triton maltzani Boettger, 1879
Molge boscae Boulenger, 1882
Lissotriton boscai (Lataste, 1879)

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