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

Montandon's newt - Triturus montandoni (Boulenger, 1880)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Poor
Continental - Poor
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 146 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • grassland
  • rivers and lakes
Natura 2000 species code 2001


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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
PLC120001 Poland Tatry Map
PLC180001 Poland Bieszczady Map
SKCHVU002 Slovakia Bukovske vrchy Map
SKCHVU011 Slovakia Laborecka vrchovina Map
SKCHVU013 Slovakia Mala Fatra Map
SKCHVU017 Slovakia Muranska planina - Stolica Map
SKCHVU018 Slovakia Nizke Tatry Map
SKCHVU022 Slovakia Polana Map
SKCHVU033 Slovakia Velka Fatra Map
ROSCI0125 Romania Munții Rodnei Map
PLH180014 Poland Ostoja Jaśliska Map
SKUEV0332 Slovakia Cergov Map
SKUEV0198 Slovakia Zvolen Map
ROSCI0189 Romania Pârâul Barlangos Map
SKUEV0106 Slovakia Muran Map
SKUEV0243 Slovakia Orava Map
PLH120019 Poland Ostoja Popradzka Map
SKUEV0188 Slovakia Pilsko Map
ROSCI0248 Romania Tinovul Mohoș - Lacul Sf. Ana Map
PLH240023 Poland Beskid Mały Map
SKUEV0210 Slovakia Stinska Map
SKUEV0191 Slovakia Raseliniska Bielej Oravy Map
SKUEV0287 Slovakia Galmus Map
ROSCI0124 Romania Munții Maramureșului Map
ROSCI0047 Romania Creasta Nemirei Map
ROSCI0212 Romania Rarău - Giumalău Map
SKUEV0251 Slovakia Zazrivske lazy Map
SKUEV0222 Slovakia Jelesna Map
SKUEV0238 Slovakia Velka Fatra Map
ROSCI0207 Romania Postăvarul Map
ROSCI0270 Romania Vânători-Neamț Map
ROSCI0208 Romania Putna - Vrancea Map
SKUEV0112 Slovakia Slovensky raj Map
ROSCI0153 Romania Pădurea Glodeasa Map
PLH120020 Poland Ostoje Nietoperzy okolic Bukowca Map
PLH180013 Poland Ostoja Góry Słonne Map
PLH180001 Poland Ostoja Magurska Map
SKUEV0335 Slovakia Male osturnianske jazera Map
ROSCI0122 Romania Munții Făgăraș Map
ROSCI0090 Romania Harghita Mădăraș Map
SKUEV0189 Slovakia Babia hora Map
SKUEV0164 Slovakia Revuca Map
SKUEV0234 Slovakia Ulicka Map
SKUEV0291 Slovakia Svatojansky potok Map
SKUEV0387 Slovakia Beskyd Map
SKUEV0108 Slovakia Ordzovianska dubina Map
PLH120001 Poland Ostoja Babiogórska Map
PLH240005 Poland Beskid Śląski Map
ROSCI0024 Romania Ceahlău Map
ROSCI0190 Romania Penteleu Map
PLH180012 Poland Ostoja Przemyska Map
CZ0724089 Czech Republic Beskydy Map
SKUEV0061 Slovakia Demanovska slatina Map
PLH120018 Poland Ostoja Gorczańska Map
ROSCI0019 Romania Călimani - Gurghiu Map
ROSCI0113 Romania Mlaștina după Luncă Map
SKUEV0225 Slovakia Muranska planina Map
SKUEV0310 Slovakia Kralovoholske Tatry Map
ROSCI0194 Romania Piatra Craiului Map
SKUEV0319 Slovakia Polana Map
ROSCI0038 Romania Ciucaș Map
SKUEV0190 Slovakia Slana voda Map
CZ0813445 Czech Republic Heřmanovice Map
SKUEV0185 Slovakia Pramene Hrustinky Map
ROSCI0097 Romania Lacul Negru Map
SKUEV0302 Slovakia Dumbierske Tatry Map
SKUEV0285 Slovakia Aluvium Murana Map
SKUEV0306 Slovakia Pod Suchym hradkom Map
ROSCI0023 Romania Cascada Mișina Map
ROSCI0089 Romania Gutâi - Creasta Cocoșului Map
ROSCI0033 Romania Cheile Șugăului - Munticelu Map
SKUEV0303 Slovakia Aluvium Hrona Map
SKUEV0307 Slovakia Tatry Map
PLH120025 Poland Małe Pieniny Map
SKUEV0192 Slovakia Prosecne Map
PLH120012 Poland Na Policy Map
PLH240006 Poland Beskid Żywiecki Map
SKUEV0290 Slovakia Horny tok Hornadu Map
SKUEV0400 Slovakia Detviansky potok Map
SKUEV0288 Slovakia Kysucke Beskydy Map
SKUEV0334 Slovakia Velke osturnianske jazero Map
CZ0813450 Czech Republic Karlova Studánka Map
ROSCI0196 Romania Pietrosul Broștenilor - Cheile Zugrenilor Map
ROSCI0182 Romania Pădurea Verdele Map
SKUEV0110 Slovakia Levocska dubina Map
SKUEV0229 Slovakia Bukovske vrchy Map
SKUEV0304 Slovakia Oravska vodna nadrz Map
ROSCI0013 Romania Bucegi Map
PLH120035 Poland Nawojowa Map
ROSCI0027 Romania Cheile Bicazului - Hășmaș Map
ROSCI0018 Romania Căldările Zăbalei Map
ROSCI0247 Romania Tinovul Mare Poiana Stampei Map
ROSCI0195 Romania Piatra Mare Map
SKUEV0252 Slovakia Mala Fatra Map
SKUEV0187 Slovakia Raseliniska Oravskych Beskyd Map
SKUEV0056 Slovakia Habanovo Map
ROSCI0037 Romania Ciomad - Balvanyos Map
SKUEV0048 Slovakia Dukla Map
SKUEV0211 Slovakia Danova Map
SKUEV0101 Slovakia Klokocovske raseliniska Map
SKUEV0281 Slovakia Trstie Map
ROSCI0092 Romania Igniș Map
SKUEV0057 Slovakia Raseliniska Oravskej kotliny Map
ROSCI0001 Romania Aninișurile de pe Tărlung Map
ROSCI0156 Romania Munții Goșman Map
ROSCI0228 Romania Șindrilița Map
CZ0713397 Czech Republic Zlaté Hory - Černé jezero Map
ROSCI0051 Romania Cușma Map
SKUEV0205 Slovakia Hubkova Map
SKUEV0145 Slovakia Medzi bormi Map
PLH120048 Poland Nowy Wiśnicz Map
PLH180023 Poland Las nad Braciejową Map
PLH120081 Poland Lubogoszcz Map
PLH180025 Poland Nad Husowem Map
PLH120057 Poland Źródliska Wisłoki Map
PLH120047 Poland Ostoja w Paśmie Brzanki Map
PLH180027 Poland Ostoja Czarnorzecka Map
PLH180022 Poland Klonówka Map
PLH120078 Poland Uroczysko Łopień Map
PLH120094 Poland Ostoje Nietoperzy Powiatu Gorlickiego Map
PLH180026 Poland Moczary Map
PLH120089 Poland Tarnawka Map
CZ0724429 Czech Republic Hostýnské vrchy Map
ROSCI0327 Romania Nemira - Lapoș Map
ROSCI0323 Romania Munții Ciucului Map
ROSCI0358 Romania Pricop - Huta - Certeze Map
ROSCI0379 Romania Râul Suceava Map
ROSCI0365 Romania Râul Moldova între Păltinoasa și Ruși Map
ROSCI0318 Romania Măgura Târgu Ocna Map
ROSCI0310 Romania Lacurile Fălticeni Map
ROSCI0381 Romania Râul Târgului - Argeșel - Râușor Map
ROSCI0328 Romania Obcinele Bucovinei Map
SKUEV0755 Slovakia Regetovske raselinisko Map
SKUEV0660 Slovakia Macangov Beskyd Map
SKUEV0659 Slovakia Kolenova Map
SKUEV0694 Slovakia Vrchslatina Map
SKUEV0661 Slovakia Hrustinska hola Map
SKUEV0658 Slovakia Ustie Bielej Oravy Map
SKUEV1387 Slovakia Beskyd Map
SKUEV0642 Slovakia Javornícky hrebeň Map
PLC120002 Poland Pieniny Map
SKUEV2285 Slovakia Aluvium Murana Map
SKUEV2288 Slovakia Kysucke Beskydy Map
SKUEV2304 Slovakia Oravska vodna nadrz Map
SKUEV2318 Slovakia Pod Bukovou Map
PLC120003 Poland Torfowiska Orawsko-Nowotarskie Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Karpathenmolch German Gasc J.P. and al.
Montandon's newt English Gasc J.P. and al.
traszka karpacka Polish Polish NRC
Triton carpatic Romanian Gasc J.P. and al.
Triton de Montandon French Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Triton montadoni Boulenger, 1880
Lissotriton montandoni (Boulenger, 1860)

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (invalid) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
NOBANIS: Triturus montandoni European Network on Invasive Alien Species
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100