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Lacerta strigata EICHWALD, 1831

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Caucusus Emerald Lizard, Five-Streaked Lizard, Caspian Green Lizard
G: Streifensmarageidechse 
SynonymLacerta strigata EICHWALD 1831: 189
Lacerta strigata — BERTHOLD 1840
Lacerta viridis var. woosnami BOULENGER 1917: 277 (fide CLARK 1973)
Lacerta strigata — MÜLLER 1935
Lacerta strigata — DAREWSKIJ 1984: 82
Lacerta strigata — ROITBERG et al. 2000
Lacerta strigata — SZCZERBAK 2003
Lacerta strigata — ŠMÍD et al. 2014 
DistributionS Russia (NE Caucasus, Dagestan), E Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, SW Turkmenistan, NE Turkey, N Iran; elevation up to 2800 m.

Type locality: Kislovodsk, South Russia; “Krasnowodsk, northern Caucasus, Russian” fide ANDERSON 1999 [restricted by Mertens and Müller, 1928:41 – see also Darevsky, 1984:89] (Lacerta viridis var. vaillanti ) - Persia (L. viridis var. woosnami) south coast of Caspian Sea and Bash Nurashin, Iran 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.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesType: BMNH 1946.8.5.27-33 (and possibly additional specimens). 
CommentTypes: (for L. viridis var. woosnami) Syntypes: BMNH 1908.8.7.6-13/1946.8.5.27-33 
References
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  • Arakelyan, Marine S.; Felix D. Danielyan, Claudia Corti, Roberto Sindaco, and Alan E. Leviton 2011. The Herpetofauna of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. SSAR, Salt Lake City, 154 pp. [ISBN: 978-0-916984-84-7.]
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  • Bird, C. G. 1936. The distribution of reptiles and amphibians in Asiatic Turkey with notes on a collection from the Vilayets of Adana, Gaziantep and Malatya. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (10) 18: 257-281.
  • Bischoff, W. 1976. Echsen des Kaukasus, Teil 10. Die Streifeneidechse Lacerta strigata Eichwald 1831. Aquar. Terr. B23, 84-88.
  • Bischoff, W. 1978. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Echsen des Kaukasus. Salamandra 14 (4): 178-202
  • BISCHOFF, W. 2003. Die Eidechsenfauna Georgiens - Teil I: Allgemeine Bemerkungen, sowie die Gattungen Eremias, Ophisops und Lacerta. Die Eidechse 14 (2): 44-60 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1917. Descriptions of new lizards of the family Lacertidae. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8) 19: 277-279 - get paper here
  • Darewskij, I. 1984. Lacerta strigata - Kaspische Smaragdeidechse. In: Böhme,W. (ed.), Handbuch der Reptilien und Amphibien Europas, Band 2/I., Echsen II (Lacerta). Aula-Verlag Wiesbaden, pp. 82-99
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  • Roitberg, E. S. 1994. A comparative study of intra- and inter-population variation in two sympatric lizards, Lacerta agilis boemica and L. strigata in Daghestan. Russ. J. Herpetol. 1 (1): 77-85 - get paper here
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