Salamandra

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Salamandra
Temporal range: Paleocene–present
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Salamandra atra.jpg
Salamandra atra
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Salamandra

Laurenti, 1768
Species

see text.

Salamandra is a genus of six species of salamanders localized in central and southern Europe, Northern Africa, and western Asia.

List of species[edit]

Image Common Name Scientific name Distribution
North African fire salamander Salamandra algira Bedriaga, 1883 Algeria, Morocco, Spain, and possibly Tunisia
PasubioFontOro 43.jpg alpine salamander Salamandra atra Laurenti, 1768 central, eastern and Dinaric Alps
Salamandra corsica LacdeMelo2.png Corsican fire salamander Salamandra corsica Savi, 1838 Corsica
Salamandra infraimmaculata in israeli cave.jpg Near Eastern fire salamander Salamandra infraimmaculata Martens, 1885 Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey
Salamandra lanzai09.jpg Lanza's alpine salamander Salamandra lanzai Nascetti, Andreone, Capula et Bullini, 1988 France and Italy.
Feuersalamander im Harz.JPG fire salamander Salamandra salamandra Linnaeus, 1758 southern and central Europe

External links[edit]

  • Salamandra at Fauna Europaea
  • "Salamandra Laurenti, 1768". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
  • Salamandra at Animal Diversity Web
  • Salamandra at the National Center for Biotechnology Information