Another Isolated Relic Population of the Alpine Salamander (Salamandra atra Laurenti, 1768) (Amphibia: Caudata: Salamandridae) in the Balkans
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We provide information on an isolated locality of Salamandra atra on Mt. Orjen in southern Montenegro that fills in a large gap in the species distribution on the Balkan Peninsula. Eco-geomorphic characteristics of a newly found site of the Alpine Salamander indicate that it is a refugium of glacial relics.
Keywords:Montenegro; Mt. Orjen; Salamandra atra; Distribution; Glacial relics; New record
Source:Russian Journal of Herpetology, 2020, 27, 2, 109-112