Lyciasalamandra flavimembris (Mutz and Steinfartz, 1995)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Caudata > Family: Salamandridae > Subfamily: Salamandrinae > Genus: Lyciasalamandra > Species: Lyciasalamandra flavimembris

Mertensiella luschani flavimembris Mutz and Steinfartz, 1995, Salamandra, 31: 137. Holotype: MTD D 37174, by original designation. Type locality: "Etwa 6 km nördlich von Marmaris, ein westlich der Strasse Marmaris—Izmire gelegener Hang", southwestern Anatolia, Turkey. Corrected to "8 km north of Marmaris", Turkey by Veith, Baran, Godmann, Kiefer, Öz, and Tunç, 2001, Zool. Middle East, 22: 69.

Lyciasalamandra flavimembrisVeith and Steinfartz, 2004, Salamandra, 40: 76.

Lyciasalamandra flavimembris flavimembris — Üzüm, Avcı, Bozkurt, and Olgun, 2015, Turkish J. Zool., 39: 328. 

Lyciasalamandra flavimembris ilgazi Üzüm, Avcı, Bozkurt, and Olgun, 2015, Turkish J. Zool., 39: 329. Holotype: Zoology Laboratory of the Department of Biology at the Faculty of Science and Arts, Adnan Menderes University, Turkey. Type locality: "Kötekli, Muğla [Province]", Turkey. 

English Names

Marmraris Lycia Salamander (Göçmen and Kariş, 2017, North-West. J. Zool., Romania, 13: 49). 

Maramaris Salamander (Sparreboom, 2014, Salamanders Old World: 246).

Marmaris Lycian Salamander (Dufresnes, 2019, Amph. Eur., N. Afr., & Middle East: 172). 


Restricted to the area from Marmaris to Ula along the southwestern Anatolian coast to Kötekli, Muğla Province, Turkey, 0–600 m elevation.


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 603. Raffaëlli, 2013, Urodeles du Monde, 2nd ed.: 211, provided a brief account, photograph, and map. Sparreboom, 2014, Salamanders Old World: 246–247, reviewed the biology, characteristics, distribution, reproduction, and conservation of the species. Göçmen and Kariş, 2017, North-West. J. Zool., Romania, 13: 49–57, reported on morphological variation and provided several new localities. See Dufresnes, 2019, Amph. Eur., N. Afr., & Middle East: 172, for brief summary of identifying morphology and biology, a range map, as well as a photograph (see p. 209 for photographs and map of subspecies). Arslan, Yaşar, İzgin, and Çiçek, 2020, Herpetol. Notes, 13: 531-541, assessed population and conservation status 

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