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Darevskia daghestanica (DAREVSKY, 1967)

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesRussian: Дагестанская ящерица 
SynonymLacerta saxicola daghestanica DAREVSKY 1967: 55
Lacerta caucasica daghestanica — ENGELMANN et al. 1993
Lacerta saxicola gracilis MEHELY 1909: 553
Lacerta saxicola gracilis — SCHELKOVNIKOV 1911: 222
Lacerta muralis var. caucasica BOULENGER 1913
Lacerta saxicola caucasica NIKOLSKY 1915
Lacerta daghestanica — FU & MURPHY 1997
Darevskia daghestanica — ARRIBAS 1997
Lacerta daghestanica — DAREVSKY & ROITBERG 1999
Darevskia daghestanica — MURPHY et al. 2000
Lacerta (Darevskia) daghestanica — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
DistributionS Russia (NE Precaucasus, Dagestan, North Ossetia, Ingushetia, Chechnya), N Republic of Georgia (South Ossetia), Azerbaijan

Type locality: Dagestan and North Caucasus; lectotype locality: “Russian, Dagestan, Levashinsky District, Levaschi (=Lavaschi) Village, 42°25 ́N 47°19 ́E”  
TypesLectotype: GSM 263 (Georgia National Museum, Tbilisi; also given as GNM); (old number 26 h) (designated by Doronin 2014, see his Figs. 3, 4), 11.06.1894. Coll.: G.I. Radde and E.G. Konig 
CommentSynonymy partly after KHALIKOV & ANANJEVA (pers. comm.).

Distribution: see Doronin 2013: 82 for a distribution map. 
  • Bischoff, W. 1978. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Echsen des Kaukasus. Salamandra 14 (4): 178-202 - get paper here
  • Darevsky, I. S. & E. S. Roitberg 1999. A new subspecies of the rock lizard Lacerta caucasica (Sauria, Lacertidae) from the south-east of Chechen Republic on the Caucasus. Russ. J. Herpetol. 6 (3): 209-214 - get paper here
  • Darevsky,I.S. 1967. Rock lizards of the Caucasus: Systematics, ecology and phylogenesis of the polymorphic groups of Caucasian rock lizards of the the subgenus Archaeolacerta (Skal'nye Yashcheritsy Kavkasa; Izdat elst'vo Nauka, Leningrad). Leningrad, Nauka (English translation 1978): Ind. Nat. Sci. Doc. Centre; New Delhi, 276 pp. - get paper here
  • Doronin I. V., Melnikov D. A., Melnikova E. N. 2016. Species differentiation of the rock lizard Darevskia (caucasica) complex (by DNA-barcoding data, cytochrome oxydase subunit I sequences) PROCEEDINGS OF THE 6th CONGRESS OF THE A. M. NIKOLSKY HERPETOLOGICAL SOCIETY pp. 42-49 - get paper here
  • Doronin I.V. 2013. The analysis of distribution of rock lizards of Darevskia (caucasica) complex (using the Maxent program). In:<br />Modern herpetology: problems and ways of their solutions. Collection of papers of the First International Conference of the Young Herpe Zoological institute of RAS. Saint-Petersburg, 2013. 81-85. - get paper here
  • Doronin, I.V. 2014. REVIEW OF TYPE SPECIMENS OF ROCK LIZARDS OF DAREVSKIA (CAUCASICA) COMPLEX (SAURIA: LACERTIDAE) Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Труды Зоологического института РАН) 318 (4): 371–381 - get paper here
  • Dunaev E.A., Orlova V.F. 2017. Amphibians and reptiles of Russia. Atlas and determination. 2nd. ed. Moscow: Phyton XXI, 328 p
  • Engelmann, W.E. et al. 1993. Lurche und Kriechtiere Europas. Neumann Verlag (Radebeul, Germany), 440 pp.
  • Fu, JINZHONG AND ROBERT W. MURPHY 1997. Toward the phylogeny of caucasian rock lizards: implications from mitochondrial DNA gene sequences (Reptilia: Lacertidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (1997), 121: 463–477. - get paper here
  • Fu,J. et al. 1995. Genetic and morphological differentiation among caucasian rock lizards of the Lacerta caucasica complex. Russ. J. Herpetol. 2 (1): 36-42 - get paper here
  • Méhely, Lajos von 1909. Materialien zu einer Systematik und Phylogenie der muralis-ähnlichen Lacerten. Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis Hungarici, Budapest, 7 (2): 409-621 - get paper here
  • Murphy, R.W.; Fu,J.; MacCulloch, R.D.; Darevsky,I.S. & Kupriyanova,L.A. 2000. A fine line between sex and unisexuality: the phylogenetic constraints on parthenogenesis in lacertid lizards. Zool. J. Linnean Soc. 130: 527-549
  • Roitberg, E. S. 1994. Morphological analysis of the Caucasian rock lizards Lacerta caucasica caucasica and L. c. daghestanica from the contact zone. Russ. J. Herpetol. 1 (2): 179-184 - get paper here
  • Schelkovnikov, A.B. 1911. Beobachtungen an Reptilien des Kreises Ares, Gouv. Elisabethpol. [in Russian] Tiflis Mitt. Kaukas. Mus. 5: 216-240-242
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
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