Temporal range: Paleocene–present
Salamandra atra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Urodela
Family: Salamandridae
Subfamily: Salamandrinae
Genus: Salamandra
Laurenti, 1768

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

List of species

Image Common name Scientific name Distribution
North African fire salamander Salamandra algira Bedriaga, 1883 Algeria, Morocco, Spain, and possibly Tunisia
alpine salamander Salamandra atra Laurenti, 1768 central, eastern and Dinaric Alps
Corsican fire salamander Salamandra corsica Savi, 1838 Corsica
Near Eastern fire salamander Salamandra infraimmaculata Martens, 1885 Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey
Lanza's alpine salamander Salamandra lanzai Nascetti, Andreone, Capula et Bullini, 1988 France and Italy.
long-snouted salamander Salamandra longirostris Joger and Steinfartz, 1994
fire salamander Salamandra salamandra (Linnaeus, 1758) southern and central Europe


External links

Categories: Salamandra | Amphibian genera | Taxa named by Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti | Salamandridae stubs

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