Spectacled Salamander

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

Spectacled Salamander received its first name, and all subsequent editions of this work are been rejected as unavailable, non More

summer and winter the Spectacled Salamander has been found between 20-135 cm underground (Bruno 1973, Vanni 1980, Lanza 1983), but on average there is scanty available information on terrestrial shelter used by S. perspicillata . More

The Spectacled Salamander (Salamandrina terdigitata) is a species of salamander in the Salamandridae family. It is found only in Italy. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, rivers, and freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

There is also a Spectacled salamander who is quite a sight to see, with Dalmatian-like spots, red legs and tail. More

Spectacled Salamander is a species of salamander in the Salamandridae family.It is found only in Italy. More

The Spectacled Salamander (Salamandrina Terdigitata) mainly lives in high dampness conditions and comes out at night or in dreary days. If disturbed, it raises the tail and the legs (Unkenreflex), showing the bright red of its ventral parts, in order to disorient the predators. More

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Order : Caudata
Family : Salamandridae
Genus : Salamandrina
Species : terdigitata
Authority : (Bonnaterre, 1789)