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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesPodarcis guadarramae guadarramae (BOSCÁ 1916)
Podarcis guadarramae lusitanicus GENIEZ, SÁ-SOUSA, GUILLAUME, CLUCHIER, CROCHET 2014 
Common Names 
SynonymLacerta muralis guadarramae BOSCÁ 1916
Podarcis guadarramae guadarramae — GENIEZ et al. 2014 
DistributionCW Spain (Central System mountains, including Sierras de Guadarrama, Béjar, Gredos, Peña de Francia and Gata and the smaller sierras around these main massifs, and in siliceous plains with Pinus pinaster forests north of the Central System mountains)

Type locality: village of Lozoya, Sierra de Guadarrama (province of Madrid, Spain (neotype locality), WGS84 = 40.951°N, 3.792°W.

lusitanicus: N Portugal, NW Spain; Type locality: 1 km past Âncora towards Póvoa de Varzim (south of Caminha, Portugal, district of Viana do Castelo) [41.794°N / 8.864°W], 30 m elevation.  
TypesNeotype: MNHN 2012.0262; Original holotype, an adult male from “San Ildefonso” (= La Granja de San Ildefonso, Sierra de Guadarrama, province of Segovia, Spain), holotype by monotypy, currently lost.
Holotype: MNHN 2012.0263 (Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, formerly BEV.3987), holotype by present designation; an adult male collected in May 1985 by C.P. Guillaume, P. Geniez, U. Mathis and J. Magraner (Fig. 7). Paratypes: RMNH.RENA 35253, 35297, 35317, males from a quarry in Coto de Caza San Martin near Ardia (Spain, province of Pontevedra) [42.4553°N / 8.8744°W]; EBD.16033, female from Hío, near Cangas (Spain, province of Pontevedra) [42.271°N / 8°.830°W]; EBD.9247, 9252, males, EBD.9249- 9251, females, from Pouso da Serra, Donón (province of Pontevedra) [42.275°N / 8.847°W]; BEV.6299-6307, males, BEV.6308, female, from Vila Real (Portugal, district of Vila Real) [41.310°N / 7.839°W] [lusitanicus] 
CommentMap: Geniez et al. 2014: 8 (Fig. 2)

Distribution: see map in Caeiro-Dias et al. 2018. 
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  • Boscá, E. 1916. Dos observaciones a propósito de la Lacerta muralis en España. Bol. R. Soc. Española Hist. Nat. 16: 327-330. - get paper here
  • Caeiro-Dias, Guilherme, Carla Luís, Catarina Pinho, Pierre-André Crochet, Neftalí Sillero and Antigoni Kaliontzopoulou 2018. Lack of congruence of genetic and niche divergence in Podarcis hispanicus complex. J Zool Syst - get paper here
  • GENIEZ, PHILIPPE; PAULO SÁ-SOUSA, CLAUDE P. GUILLAUME, ALEXANDRE CLUCHIER, PIERRE-ANDRÉ CROCHET 2014. Systematics of the Podarcis hispanicus complex (Sauria, Lacertidae) III: valid nomina of the western and central Iberian forms. Zootaxa 3794: 1–51
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