Catalan regulations
It is a protected species according to the Legislative Decree 2/2008 of 15th April, approving the revised text of the law on animal protection.

State regulations
This species protected by Law 42/2007 of 13th December, of the Natural Heritage and Biodiversity, and listed as “Endangered” by Royal Decree 139/2011 of 4th February, for the developing of List Wild Species in Special Protection Regime and the Spanish Catalogue of Endangered Species.

European regulations
Since it disappear almost the entire European Union, was included in the annexes of Directive 92/43/EEC of the Council of 21st May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora, with the category of “priority species”.