Taxon profile


Proteus anguinus Laurenti, 1768

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Amphibia - amphibians »  order Proteoidea »  family Proteidae - blind salamanders »  genus Proteus

Scientific synonyms

Caledon anguinus (Laurenti, 1768)
Apneumona anguina (Laurenti, 1768)

Other names

= Cave Salamander

Vulnerable VU


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Proteus anguinus anguinus Laurenti, 1768

Proteus anguinus anguinus

subspecies Proteus anguinus parkelj Sket & Arntzen, 1994 - Black Proteus

Proteus anguinus parkelj

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [177831]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Proteus anguinus Laurenti, 1768]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Frost D. R.: Amphibian Species of the World [], American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA [as Proteus anguinus Laurenti, 1768]
Data retrieved on: 22 January 2011
CZ Moravec J. (2001): České názvy živočichů IV. Obojživelníci (Amphibia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 148 pp. [as Proteus anguinus Laurenti, 1768]
EN HR Check lists of Croatian Aphibians [as Proteus anguinus Laurenti, 1768]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012
EN HR Ozimec R. (ed.): Špiljske fauna, Hrvatsko biospeleološko društvo/ Croatian Biospeleological Society, Zagreb [as Proteus anguinus Laurenti, 1768]
Data retrieved on: 30 July 2012

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