Triturus carnifex

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Triturus carnifex


Taxonavigation: Salamandroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Urodela
Subordo: Salamandroidea

Familia: Salamandridae
Subfamilia: Pleurodelinae
Genus: Triturus
Species: Triturus carnifex


Triturus carnifex (Laurenti, 1768)

Type locality: "Wien", Austria.

Holotype: Including specimen figured on Pl. 2, fig. 3 of the original publication.



  • Laurenti, 1768, Spec. Med. Exhib. Synops. Rept.: 38, 145.
  • MacGregor, Sessions & Arntzen, 1990, J. Evol. Biol., 3: 329.
  • Frost, D. 2008: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.2 (15 July, 2008). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Triturus carnifex . Accessed on 9 August 2008.
  • AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. 2010. Berkeley, California: Triturus carnifex. AmphibiaWeb, available at
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Triturus carnifex (Least Concern) Downloaded on 9 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

Ελληνικά: Ιταλικός Τρίτωνας, δράκος
English: Italian Crested Newt
português: Tritão-de-crista-italiano