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Dinarolacerta mosorensis (KOLOMBATOVIC, 1886)

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesE: Prokletije rock lizard.
G: Prokletije-Gebirgseidechse
Serbian: Prokletijski gušter 
SynonymLacerta mosorensis KOLOMBATOVIC 1886
Lacerta mosorensis — WERNER 1904: 257
Lacerta mosorensis — ENGELMANN et al 1993
Archaeolacerta mosorensis — ARRIBAS 1999
Lacerta mosorensis — PETROV et al. 2006
Dinarolacerta mosorensis — ARNOLD et al. 2007
Dinarolacerta mosorensis — LJUBISAVLJEVI et al. 2007
Kacerta (Dinarolacerta) mosorensis — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
DistributionCroatia (mountains at the south), Hercegovina, Montenegro, Albania

Type locality: Mount Mosor, Dalmatia. Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesSyntypes: NMW 16090:1,2 
CommentType Species: Lacerta mosorensis Kolombatovic, 1886 is the type species of the genus Dinarolacerta ARNOLD et al. 2007. 
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  • Arribas, O. J. 1999. Phylogeny and relationships of the mountain lizards of Europe and Near East (Archaeolacerta MERTENS, 1921, sensu lato) and their relationships among the eurasian lacertid radiation. Russ. J. Herpetol. 6 (1): 1-22 - get paper here
  • Bischoff, W. 1984. Lacerta mosorensis - Mosor-Eidechse. In: Böhme,W. (ed.), Handbuch der Reptilien und Amphibien Europas, Band 2/I., Echsen II (Lacerta). Aula-Verlag Wiesbaden, pp. 290-300
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1910. Remarks on Prof. L. von Mehely's recent Contribution to the Knowledge of the Lizards allied to Lacerta muralis. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 5: 247-256 - get paper here
  • Engelmann,W.E. et al. 1993. Lurche und Kriechtiere Europas. Neumann Verlag (Radebeul, Germany), 440 pp.
  • Kolombatovic,J. 1886. Imenik kraljesnjaka Dalmacije. II. dio: Dvozivci, gmazovi i ribe. God. izvj. Velike realke u Splitu 1885/86 (Split): 1-20
  • Kwet, A. 2010. Reptilien und Amphibien Europas. Kosmos-Verlag, Stuttgart, 252 pp.
  • Kwet, Axel & Benny Trapp 2014. Liste der Reptilien Europas. Draco 15 (60): 72-79 - get paper here
  • Langerwerf, B. 1983. Notes on the Mosor Rock lizard, Lacerta mosorensis KOLOMBATOVIC 1886, and its reproduction in captivity. British Herpetological Society Bulletin (6): 20-22
  • Ljubisavljevic, KATARINA; OSCAR ARRIBAS, GEORG DUKI & SALVADOR CARRANZA 2007. Genetic and morphological differentiation of Mosor rock lizards, Dinarolacerta mosorensis (Kolombatović, 1886), with the description of a new species from the Prokletije Mountain Massif (Montenegro) (Squamata: Lacertidae). Zootaxa 1613: 1–22 - get paper here
  • Mauruschat, I.; Rykena, S. & Eikhorst, W. 1990. Untersuchungen zur Fortpflanzung von Lacerta mosorensis KOLOMBATOVIC 1886. Salamandra 26 (2/3): 116-131
  • 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
  • Pérez I de Lanuza G, Font E 2016. The evolution of colour pattern complexity: selection for conspicuousness favours contrasting within-body colour combinations in lizards. J Evol Biol. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12835 - get paper here
  • Petrov, Boyan P. 2006. Lacerta mosorensis Kolombatovic, 1886 new to the herpetofauna of Albania. Herpetozoa 19 (1/2):92-93. - get paper here
  • Podnar, Martina; Branka Bruvo Mađarić and Werner Mayer 2013. Non-concordant phylogeographical patterns of three widely codistributed endemic Western Balkans lacertid lizards (Reptilia, Lacertidae) shaped by specific habitat requirements and different responses to Pleistocene climatic oscillations. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, DOI: 10.1111/jzs.12056 - get paper here
  • Schreiber, E. 1891. Ueber die typischen Exemplare von Lacerta mosorensis Kolomb. mit 1 Tafel. Annal. k.k. naturh. hofm. Wien 7 (3): 235-240 - get paper here
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Steindachner, Franz 1892. Ueber die typischen Exemplare von Lacerta mosorensis Kolomb. (1886) (=Lacerta koritana Tom., 1889). Annalen des K. K. historischen Hofmuseums Wien 8: 235-240
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  • Werner, F. 1904. Zur Kenntnis der Lacerta danfordi GTHR. und der oxycephalen Eidechsen ueberhaupt. Zool. Anz. 27: 254-259 - get paper here
  • Wiedemann, M. 1910. Die Mossoreidechse (Lacerta mosoriensis Kolombatovic = Lacerta koritana Tomasini). Bl. Aquar. Terrarienkunde 21: 495-497 [reprinted in Die Eidechse 3 (6): 20-22] - get paper here
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