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Iberolacerta bonnali (LANTZ, 1927)

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesPyrenean Rock Lizard 
SynonymLacerta monticola bonnali LANTZ 1927
Lacerta monticola bonnali — MERTENS & MÜLLER 1940
Lacerta monticola bonnali — ENGELMANN et al. 1993
Iberolacerta (Pyrenesaura) aranica — ARRIBAS 1997
Iberolacerta (Pyrenesaura) bonnali — ARRIBAS 1997
Iberolacerta bonnali — CROCHET et al. 2004
Lacerta (Iberolacerta) bonnali — CARRANZA et al. 2004
Iberolacerta bonnali — ARNOLD et al. 2007
Lacerta (Iberolacerta) bonnali — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
DistributionSpain (Central Pyrenees, from the ArÃn Hills up to Mont Vallier Massiv), France

Type locality: Lac Bleu de Bigorre, Pyrenees  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 
CommentThe names proposed by ARRIBAS 1997 have not been adopted yet because they have been published in a thesis.
Lacerta bonnali aranica ARRIBAS 1993 has been elevated to species status. 
EtymologyNamed after M. le Comte de Bonnal, who lived at Montgaillard in the Pyrenees. 
References
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  • Arribas O and Galán P. 2005. Reproductive characteristics of the Pyrenean high-mountain lizards : Iberolacerta aranica (Arribas, 1993), I. aurelioi (Arribas, 1994) and I. bonnali (Lantz, 1927). Animal Biology 55 (2) : 163-190
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