Alpine Salamander

The Alpine Salamander is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Alpine Salamander (Salamandra atra) is a shiny black salamander. It is found in the Central and Eastern Alps, at altitudes above 700 meters. Adult Alpine Salamanders are approximately 9 to 14 cm in length. Their life expectancy is at least ten years. More

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The large alpine salamander was first described as recently as 1988 (3). It is a little-known species, that is generally similar in appearance to the alpine salamander (Salamandra atra). More

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The golden alpine salamander is small and robust with large parotoid glands visible on the head. It is jet black in colour with whitish, greyish-yellow or intense yellow markings along the back that vary from restricted diffuse spotting to a broad, irregular band (5). More

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Alpine salamanders inhabit alpine forests and woodland at high altitude (sometimes over 2000 metres above sea level). The other Salamandra species prefer lowland forests and woodland, though they also frequent upland regions and upland forested areas. More

Black alpine salamander - Black alpine salamander information - Black alpine salamander facts The Black alpine salamander inhabits the region of the European Alps and other mountain regions between 800 m and 3000 m above the sea level. More

Alpine Salamander (Salamandra atra) in nature on a wet and misty morning Camera: Canon EOS 20D Camera statistics Camera specifications Full review (3rd November, 2004) Submitted: Saturday, 31st October, 2009 06:09 (GMT) More

Larger view of Alpine Salamander Larger view of Alpine Salamander About 10cm long, completely black, shiny Location: Grindelwald, Switzerland Add to Favourites Add to favourites Identification * likely IDhelp iconalpine salamander (Salamandra atra) by Garry More

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The Alpine salamander at 38 months. More

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water in its natural environment, the Alpine Salamander gives birth to two fully formed young, thus bypassing an external larval stage. The pregnancy lasts no less than 2 years at altitudes of 650-1,000m and 3 years at 1,400-1,700m. More

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Order : Caudata
Family : Salamandridae
Genus : Salamandra
Species : atra
Authority : Laurenti, 1768