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Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Epidalea > Species: Epidalea calamita

Natterjack - Epidalea calamita (Laurenti, 1768)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 31 are designated for this species
Natura 2000 species code 6284


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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
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
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 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
BE2200028 Belgium De Maten Map
BE32012C0 Belgium Bord nord du bassin de la Haine Map
BE33002B0 Belgium Basse vallée du Geer Map
BE34058C0 Belgium Camp militaire de Lagland Map
BE32010C0 Belgium Marais de la Verne Map
BE35005C0 Belgium Bassin du Samson Map
BE35008C0 Belgium Vallée du Burnot Map
BE35038C0 Belgium Bassin de la Lesse entre Villers-sur-Lesse et Chanly Map
BE35037C0 Belgium Vallée de la Wimbe Map
BE35036C0 Belgium Vallée du Biran Map
BE35002C0 Belgium Vallée de l'Orneau Map
BE31011C0 Belgium Vallée de la Thyle Map
BE34063C0 Belgium Vallées de la Chevratte Map
BE34061C0 Belgium Vallées de Laclaireau et du Rabais Map
BE32019C0 Belgium Vallée de la Trouille Map
BE35030C0 Belgium La Calestienne entre Frasnes et Doische Map
BE32017C0 Belgium Vallée de la Haine en aval de Mons Map
BE33016C0 Belgium Basse vallée de la Vesdre Map
BE32014C0 Belgium Vallée de la Haine en amont de Mons Map
BE33013C0 Belgium Bois de la Neuville et de la Vecquée Map
BE32021C0 Belgium Haute-Sambre en aval de Thuin Map
BE32044C0 Belgium Bassin de l'Escaut en amont de Tournai Map
BE35027C0 Belgium Vallée de l'Eau Blanche entre Aublain et Mariembourg Map
BE32047C0 Belgium Vallée de la Thure Map
BE35029C0 Belgium Bassin fagnard de l'Hermeton Map
BE35016C0 Belgium Vallée de la Chinelle Map
BE33003C0 Belgium Montagne Saint-Pierre Map
BE33004C0 Belgium Basse Meuse et Meuse mitoyenne Map
BE32002C0 Belgium Vallée de l'Escaut en aval de Tournai Map
BE32024C0 Belgium Basse-Sambre Map
BE32027C0 Belgium Vallée de la Biesmelle Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Crapaud calamite French Gasc J.P. and al.
Kreuzkröte German Gasc J.P. and al.
Natterjack English Gasc J.P. and al.
Sapo corredor Spanish Gasc J.P. and al.
Smilšu krupis Latvian Latvian NRC
Synonym Author
Bufo calamita Laurenti, 1768

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External data

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