Salamandra salamandra almanzoris — Overview

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Endemic range

Salamandra salamandra almanzoris is a salamander subspecies endemic to the Iberian conifer forests of Southwest Europe, more particularly the Iberian Peninsula. These forests have several dominant pine species including Pinus pinaster and P. umbellicata; broadleaf canopy species may also occur such as Holm oak. The geology landscape consists of a very complex lithological composition. Mesozoic dolomite and calimestone predominate in the eastern massifs; other important substrates are sandstone, marl, and conglomerates..


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