Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Aggtelek and Slovak Karst fire salamander (UNEP-WCMC)
Amami-Oshima Island Sword-tail newt (Cynops ensicauda), Anderson's crocodile newt (Echinotriton andersoni) (Executive summary, p. 27)
Central Amazon Conservation Complex 3 species of worm-salamanders
Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands Caucasian salamander
Fanjingshan Chinese Giant Salamander
Great Smoky Mountains Red-cheeked Salamander (Plethodon jordani) 27 species of salamander are found in the park, considered the most diverse in the world - nomination file
Hawraman/Uramanat Kurdistan newt (Neurergus microspilotus) (AB Ev – IUCN)
Hubei Shennongjia Chinese Giant Salamander
Jeju Jeju Salamander (Hynobius quelpartensis) - nomination file
Mount Wuyi Chinese giant salamander, the largest salamander in the world
Olympic National Park Olympic torrent salamander (Endemic)
Putorana Plateau Siberian salamander
Skocjan Caves proteus or cave salamander (UNEP-WCMC)
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch alpine salamander (UNEP-WCMC)
Volcanoes of Kamchatka Siberian salamander
Wulingyuan Chinese giant salamander
Yellowstone Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) - nomination file
Yosemite National Park Mount Lyell Salamander (Hydromantes platycephalus) - nomination file


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