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Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Cephalaspidomorphi > Order: Petromyzontiformes > Family: Petromyzontidae > Genus: Lethenteron > Species: Lethenteron zanandreai

Lombardy brook lamprey - Lethenteron zanandreai (Vladykov, 1955)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 6 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 96 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 1097


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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

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
IT1110005 Italy Vauda Map
IT1110014 Italy Stura di Lanzo Map
IT1110015 Italy Confluenza Po - Pellice Map
IT1110016 Italy Confluenza Po - Maira Map
IT1110018 Italy Confluenza Po - Orco - Malone Map
IT1110019 Italy Baraccone (confluenza Po - Dora Baltea) Map
IT1110024 Italy Lanca di San Michele Map
IT1110050 Italy Mulino Vecchio (fascia fluviale del Po) Map
IT1110057 Italy Serra di Ivrea Map
IT1110064 Italy Palude di Romano Canavese Map
IT1110079 Italy La Mandria Map
IT1120007 Italy Palude di S. Genuario Map
IT1120013 Italy Isolotto del Ritano (Dora Baltea) Map
IT1120023 Italy Isola di Santa Maria Map
IT1140001 Italy Fondo Toce Map
IT1140006 Italy Greto Torrente Toce tra Domodossola e Villadossola Map
IT1150001 Italy Valle del Ticino Map
IT1150007 Italy Baraggia di Piano Rosa Map
IT1160003 Italy Oasi di Crava Morozzo Map
IT1160013 Italy Confluenza Po - Varaita Map
IT1160036 Italy Stura di Demonte Map
IT2010001 Italy Lago di Ganna Map
IT2010012 Italy Brughiera del Dosso Map
IT2010013 Italy Ansa di Castelnovate Map
IT2010014 Italy Turbigaccio, Boschi di Castelletto e Lanca di Bernate Map
IT2020005 Italy Lago di Alserio Map
IT2030006 Italy Valle S. Croce e Valle del Curone Map
IT2050005 Italy Boschi della Fagiana Map
IT2080002 Italy Basso corso e sponde del Ticino Map
IT2080004 Italy Palude Loja Map
IT2080007 Italy Garzaia del Bosco Basso Map
IT2080010 Italy Garzaia di Sartirana Map
IT2080013 Italy Garzaia della Cascina Portalupa Map
IT2080014 Italy Boschi Siro Negri e Moriano Map
IT2080016 Italy Boschi del Vignolo Map
IT2080301 Italy Boschi del Ticino Map
IT2090002 Italy Boschi e Lanca di Comazzo Map
IT2090006 Italy Spiagge fluviali di Boffalora Map
IT20A0002 Italy Naviglio di Melotta Map
IT20A0006 Italy Lanche di Azzanello Map
IT20A0008 Italy Isola Uccellanda Map
IT3110002 Italy Biotopo Ontaneto di Sluderno Map
IT3110013 Italy Biotopo Delta del Valsura Map
IT3120029 Italy Sorgente Resenzuola Map
IT3120030 Italy Fontanazzo Map
IT3120038 Italy Inghiaie Map
IT3120053 Italy Foci dell'Avisio Map
IT3120156 Italy Adige Map
IT3220007 Italy Fiume Brenta dal confine trentino a Cismon del Grappa Map
IT3240005 Italy Perdonanze e corso del Monticano Map
IT3240011 Italy Sile: sorgenti, paludi di Morgano e S. Cristina Map
IT3240013 Italy Ambito Fluviale del Livenza Map
IT3240015 Italy Palu' del Quartiere del Piave Map
IT3260018 Italy Grave e Zone umide della Brenta Map
IT3270017 Italy Delta del Po: tratto terminale e delta veneto Map
IT3310010 Italy Risorgive del Vinchiaruzzo Map
IT3310011 Italy Bosco Marzinis Map
IT3310012 Italy Bosco Torrate Map
IT3320015 Italy Valle del Medio Tagliamento Map
IT3320026 Italy Risorgive dello Stella Map
IT3320030 Italy Bosco di Golena del Torreano Map
IT3330005 Italy Foce dell'Isonzo - Isola della Cona Map
IT5330010 Italy Piana di Pioraco Map
IT3110051 Italy Biotopo Ahrau di Stegona Map
IT2010401 Italy Parco Regionale Campo dei Fiori Map
IT3240033 Italy Fiumi Meolo e Vallio Map
IT3260023 Italy Muson vecchio, sorgenti e roggia Acqualonga Map
IT3270022 Italy Golena di Bergantino Map
IT3240029 Italy Ambito fluviale del Livenza e corso inferiore del Monticano Map
IT1180028 Italy Fiume Po - tratto vercellese alessandrino Map
IT3240030 Italy Grave del Piave - Fiume Soligo - Fosso di Negrisia Map
IT20B0401 Italy Parco Regionale Oglio Sud Map
SI3000226 Slovenia Dolina Vipave Map
IT3250044 Italy Fiumi Reghena e Lemene - Canale Taglio e rogge limitrofe - Cave di Cinto Caomaggiore Map
IT3240035 Italy Settolo Basso Map
IT3260022 Italy Palude di Onara e corso d'acqua di risorgiva S. Girolamo Map
SI3000225 Slovenia Dolina Branice Map
IT3210042 Italy Fiume Adige tra Verona Est e Badia Polesine Map
IT3240032 Italy Fiume Meschio Map
IT1160059 Italy Zone umide di Fossano e Sant'Albano Stura Map
IT3220040 Italy Bosco di Dueville e risorgive limitrofe Map
IT3220038 Italy Torrente Valdiezza Map
IT3240031 Italy Fiume Sile da Treviso Est a San Michele Vecchio Map
IT2080501 Italy Risaie della Lomellina Map
IT3230088 Italy Fiume Piave dai Maserot alle grave di Pederobba Map
IT3311001 Italy Magredi di Pordenone Map
IT1120029 Italy Palude di San Genuario e San Silvestro Map
IT3270023 Italy Delta del Po Map
IT1140017 Italy Fiume Toce Map
IT3240034 Italy Garzaia di Pederobba Map
IT3240028 Italy Fiume Sile dalle sorgenti a Treviso Ovest Map
IT3210043 Italy Fiume Adige tra Belluno Veronese e Verona Ovest Map
HR5000031 Croatia Delta Neretve Map
HR2001046 Croatia Matica-Vrgoračko polje Map
IT1160041 Italy Boschi e colonie di chirotteri di Staffarda Map
IT2080026 Italy Siti riproduttivi di Acipenser naccarii Map

Protected sites

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Legal status

Legal text Annex Conditions More information
Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - consolidated version 01/01/2007 (EU Habitats Directive)
(Lethenteron zanandrai)
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (Lethenteron zanandrai)
(Lethenteron zanandrai; Lampetra zanandreai) In the Mediterranean
(Lampetra zanandreai)
(Lampetra zanandreai)

Resolution No. 6 (1998) of the Bern Convention lists the species requiring specific habitat conservation measures [and the designation of Areas of Special Conservation Interest (ASCIs) forming for the Emerald network]
Barcelona Convention Protocol concerning Specially Protected Areas and Biological Diversity in the Mediterranean (SPA/BD Protocol) Synonym for this species is listed in Appendix II of the Barcelona Convention Protocol. See there for more details.

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Ciriola German Fishbase
Lamproie de ruisseau de Pô French Fishbase
Lombardisches Neuenauge German Fishbase
Lombardisches Neunauge German EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Lombardy brook lamprey English Fishbase
Po brook lamprey English Fishbase
Synonym Author
Ammocoetes branchialis Filippi, 1844
Lampetra zanandrai Vladykov, 1955
Lampetra zanandreai Vladykov, 1955
Lethenteron (Lampetra) zanandreai (Vladykow, 1955)
Lethenteron zanandrai (Vladykov, 1955)
Petromyzon fluviatilis Naccari, 1822
Petromyzon planeri Filippi, 1844
Lampetra planeri zanandreai Vladykov, 1955
Eudontomyzon zanandreai (Vladykov, 1955)

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
FishBase FishBase
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
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Reportnet deliveries

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2013-12-16 Slovenia SI_Article_17_Report_2013_2nd_submission SI_species_reports-131216-13555.xml
2013-12-04 Italy 3rd Italian national report 2013 IT_species_reports.xml
2008-03-21 Slovenia Article 17 Report Lethenteron zanandreai
2008-03-05 Italy Italy Lethenteron zanandreai
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