EPPO Global Database

Rupicapra rupicapra(RPCPRU)

Last modification: 2012-01-18

Basic information
  • EPPO code: RPCPRU
  • Preferred name: Rupicapra rupicapra
  • Authority: (Linnaeus)


Protected in the EU under Annexes 2 and 4 of the Habitats Directive, in respect of subsp. balcanica in Bulgaria and Greece, and with high priority subsp. tatrensis in Poland and Slovakia

Common names
Name Language
Gämse German
Alpine chamois English
gamuza Spanish
rebeco Spanish
sarrio Spanish
chamois French
camoscio alpino Italian
gems Dutch
camurça Portuguese
серна Russian
чёрный козёл Russian
gems Swedish