Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Amphibia > Order: Urodela > Family: Plethodontidae > Genus: Speleomantes > Species: Speleomantes supramontis

Supramonte cave salamander - Speleomantes supramontis (Lanza, Nascetti & Bullini, 1986)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Endangered (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Good
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 2 are designated for this species
Natura 2000 species code 6208


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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
ITB022212 Italy Supramonte di Oliena, Orgosolo e Urzulei - Su Sercone Map
ITB020014 Italy Golfo di Orosei Map

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Geotritone del Supramonte Italian Gasc J.P. and al.
Salamandra cavernicola del Supramonte Spanish Gasc J.P. and al.
Spélerpès du Supramonte French Gasc J.P. and al.
Supramonte cave salamander English Gasc J.P. and al.
Supramontes Höhlensalamander German Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Hydromantes (Speleomantes) supramontis Lanza, Nascetti & Bullini, 1986
Hydromantes supramontis Lanza, Nascetti & Bullini, 1986
Hydromantoides supramontis Lanza, Nascetti & Bullini, 1986
Hydromantes (Speleomantes) supramontes
Speleomantes supramontes
Hydromantes supramontes

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