Darevskia praticola ( Eversmann, 1834 )

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:0E2D2B7C-7A96-4CAB-87F2-87A785F88D7F

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4929320

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C387F2-FF92-FFA7-FF5B-4CAE559EFA9C

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Felipe

scientific name

Darevskia praticola ( Eversmann, 1834 )
status

 

Darevskia praticola ( Eversmann, 1834)  

TYPE. ZIL, collection number unknown ( Uetz 2013); Holotype SNP No. 1473 (5) (D. p. hyrcanica).  

TYPE LOCALITY. Nardzana [= Kislowodsk, S Russia fide Tuniyev et al. (2011)]   .

DISTRIBUTION. A species with a disjunct range. Darevskia   p. pontica (Lantz & Cyrén)   (regarded a full species by Tuniyev et al. (2011) and Sos et al. (2012)) occurs in the Balkans, the western part of the range. South Russia and W Transcaucasia are inhabited by the nominotypical subspecies. Populations from SE Azerbaijan and N Iran were assigned to a distinct subspecies, D. p. hyrcanica Tuniyev, Doronin, Kidov & Tuniyev, by Tuniyev et al. (2011).

DISTRIBUTION IN IRAN. Fig. 85 View FIGURES 80–85. 80 . Confined to a relatively small region by the SW Caspian Sea (Ardabil and Gilan Prov.)   .

HABITAT. Open places in forested areas (pastures and hayfields) close to water reservoirs and places with moist soil ( Tuniyev et al. 2011).

REFERENCES. Anderson (1999); Arnold et al. (2007); Tuniyev et al. (2011).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Lacertidae

Genus

Darevskia