Darevskia raddei ( Boettger, 1892 )

Šmíd, Jiří, Moravec, Jiří, Kodym, Petr, Kratochvíl, Lukáš, Yousefkhani, Seyyed Saeed Hosseinian, Rastegar-Pouyani, Eskandar & Frynta, Daniel, 2014, Annotated checklist and distribution of the lizards of Iran, Zootaxa 3855 (1), pp. 1-97: 31

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3855.1.1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5493382

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C387F2-FF92-FFA7-FF5B-4A7D5258F839

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scientific name

Darevskia raddei ( Boettger, 1892 )
status

 

Darevskia raddei ( Boettger, 1892)  

LECTOTYPE. SMF 12054 View Materials , designated by Mertens (1967)   ; Holotype RUZM- LL70.1 ( D. r. chaldoranensis   )   ; Holotype NMW 32999 View Materials ( D. r. vanensis   )   .

TYPE LOCALITY. “Njuwady im mittleren Araxesthal” [= Nyuvadi, Armenia].

DISTRIBUTION. Transcaucasia south of the Grater Caucasus range, E Turkey, NW Iran.

DISTRIBUTION IN IRAN. Fig. 86 View FIGURES 86–91. 86 . The NW projection of the country (West Azerbaijan, East Azerbaijan, Ardabil, Zanjan, and Gilan Prov.). There are two subspecies occurring in this relatively small area: the nominotypical one in the eastern part of the range and D. r. chaldoranensis Rastegar-Pouyani, Karamiani, Oraei, Khosrawani & Rastegar-Pouyani   in the west   .

HABITAT. Various rocky habitats as barren rocks, rocky river banks, stony habitats in forest and mountain steppes, ruins, and stone walls.

REMARKS. Although Anderson (1999) tentatively assigned the populations north of Lake Urmia [Urumiyeh] to D. r. vanensis (Eiselt, Schmidtler & Darevsky)   , Rastegar-Pouyani et al. (2011b) re-assigned them to D. r. chaldoranensis   .

REFERENCES. Eiselt et al. (1993); Schmidtler et al. (1994); Eiselt (1995); Anderson (1999); Fu et al. (2000); Arnold et al. (2007); Rastegar-Pouyani et al. (2011b); Dehghani et al. (2014a,b).

SMF

Forschungsinstitut und Natur-Museum Senckenberg

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Lacertidae

Genus

Darevskia