Natrix natrix


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Natrix natrix
Species Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)
Infra-specific Taxa Assessed:
Common Name(s):
English Grass Snake
French Couleuvre à collier
Spanish Culebra de Collar
Coluber natrix Linnaeus, 1758
Coluber persa Pallas, 1814
Coluber scutatus Pallas, 1771
Coluber torquatus Lacepede, 1789
Natrix vulgaris Laurenti, 1768
Tropidonotus ater Eichwald, 1831
Tropidonotus natrix Eichwald, 1831

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/least concern ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): European Reptile & Amphibian Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Albania; Algeria; Armenia (Armenia); Austria; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; China (Xinjiang); Croatia; Cyprus; Czech Republic; Denmark; Estonia; Finland; France (Corsica); Georgia; Germany; Greece; Hungary; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Italy; Kazakhstan; Latvia; Lithuania; Luxembourg; Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of; Moldova; Mongolia; Montenegro; Morocco; Netherlands; Norway; Poland; Portugal; Romania; Russian Federation; Serbia (Serbia); Slovenia; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; Syrian Arab Republic; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; United Kingdom
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Terrestrial

Bibliography [top]

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Citation: European Reptile & Amphibian Specialist Group 1996. Natrix natrix. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 01 September 2015.
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