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

Natterjack - Epidalea calamita (Laurenti, 1768)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 1 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

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Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
BE2200028 Belgium De Maten Map

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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
Rana fetidissima Hermann, 1783
Rana eucaudata Razoumowski, 1789
Rana portentosa Blumenbach, 1797
Bufo cruciatus Schneider, 1799
Bufo rubeta Fleming, 1828
Bufo portentosus Schinz, 1837

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
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External data

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