Italian cave salamander

The Italian cave salamander is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Italian cave salamander is an agile climber, using its long limbs, large webbed hands and feet, and short tail to maneuver on the vertical walls of caves and on rock faces. More

The Italian Cave Salamander (Speleomantes italicus) is a species of salamander in the Plethodontidae family. It is endemic to Italy. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, rocky areas, caves, and subterranean habitats (other than caves). It is threatened by habitat loss. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Plethodontidae
Genus : Speleomantes
Species : italicus
Authority : (Dunn, 1923)