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For the saturniid moth genus, see Salassa (moth).
—  Comune  —
Comune di Salassa
Salassa is located in Italy
Location of Salassa in Italy
Coordinates: 45°22′N 7°41′E / 45.367°N 7.683°E / 45.367; 7.683Coordinates: 45°22′N 7°41′E / 45.367°N 7.683°E / 45.367; 7.683
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Province Province of Turin (TO)
Frazioni Regione Burone, Cascina Fenale, Pianter, Borgata Valleri
 - Total 5.0 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Elevation 361 m (1,184 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 - Total 1,681
 - Density 336.2/km2 (870.8/sq mi)
 - Demonym Salassesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10080
Dialing code 0124
Website Official website

Salassa is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 35 km north of Turin. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,681 and an area of 5.0 km².[1]

The municipality of Salassa contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Regione Burone, Cascina Fenale, Pianter, and Borgata Valleri.

Salassa borders the following municipalities: Castellamonte, Valperga, Rivarolo Canavese, San Ponso, and Oglianico.

Demographic evolution


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

External links


Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies


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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Cladus: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Divisio: Ditrysia
Sectio: Cossina
Subsection: Bombycina
Superfamilia: Bombycoidea
Series: Saturniiformes
Familia: Saturniidae
Subfamilia: Salassinae
Genus: Salassa
Species: S. belinda - S. excellens - S. fansipana - S. iris - S. lemaii - S. lola - S. megastica - S. mesosa - S. olivacea - S. royi - S. shuyiae - S. thespis - S. tibaliva - S. tonkiniana


Salassa Moore, 1859


  • Moore, 1859, Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 246.
  • Brechlin, Ronald, 1997, Zwei neue Saturniiden aus dem Gebirgsmassiv des Fan Si Pan (nördliches Vietnam): Salassa fansipana n. sp. und Loepa roseomarginata n. sp. (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae), Nachr. entomol. Ver. Apollo N.F. 18 (1): 75-87.
  • Zhang, W.W. & S. Kohll, 2008: Salassa shuyiae n. sp., a new giant silkmoth from Hainan, China (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae: Salassinae). Nachr. entomol. Ver. Apollo N.F. 29 (1-2): 47-52.
  • Saturniidae of the World Checklist


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