Euproctus montanus (Savi, 1838)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Pleurodelinae > Genus: Euproctus > Species: Euproctus montanus

English Names

Corsican Mountain Newt (Bruno, 1973, Natura, Milano, 64: 360; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 32; Rimpp, 1997, in Gasc et al. (eds.), Atlas Amph. Rept. Eur.: 56).

Corsican Brook Salamander (Arnold and Burton, 1978, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Brit. Eur.: 39; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 32; Stumpel-Rienks, 1992, Ergänzungsband Handbuch Rept. Amph. Eur., Trivialnamen der Herpetofauna Eur.: 48).

Corsican Mountain Salamander (Steward, 1969, Tailed Amph. Eur.: 39; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 35; Stumpel-Rienks, 1992, Ergänzungsband Handbuch Rept. Amph. Eur., Trivialnamen der Herpetofauna Eur.: 48).

Corsican Salamander (Hellmich, 1962, Rept. Amph. Eur.: 52).

Distribution

Mountains of Corsica, from sea level to 2260 m elevation, France.

Comment

See discussion of relevant literature and distribution by Delaguerre and Cheylan, 1992, Atlas Repart. Batr. Rept. Corse: 21-23; and Rimpp, 1997, in Gasc et al. (eds.), Atlas Amph. Rept. Eur.: 56-57. Rimpp and Thiesmeier, 1999, in Grossenbacher and Thiesmeier (eds.), Handbuch Rept. Amph. Eur., 4(1): 271-284, provided a review of the biology. Obst in Engelmann, Fritzsche, Günther, and Obst, 1993, Lurche Kriechtiere Eur.: 71-72, and Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 147–148, provided brief accounts, photos, and maps.  See detailed account by Salvidio and Sindaco, 2007, in Lanza et al. (eds.), Fauna d'Italia, 42 (Amph.): 186-192. Nöllert and Nöllert, 1992, Die Amph. Eur.: 163-164, provided a brief account.

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