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Podarcis tauricus (PALLAS, 1814)

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesPodarcis tauricus ionicus (LEHRS 1902)
Podarcis tauricus tauricus (PALLAS 1814)
Podarcis tauricus thasopulae (KATTINGER 1942) 
Common NamesE: Crimean Wall Lizard
G: Taurische Eidechse 
SynonymLacerta taurica PALLAS 1814: 30
Lacerta taurica — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1839: 225
Podarcis taurica — ENGELMANN et al 1993
Podarcis taurica — TRAPP 2005
Podarcis tauricus — BÖHME & KÖHLER 2005 (by implication)

Podarcis taurica taurica (PALLAS, 1814)
Podarcis taurica taurica — SCHLÜTER 2003
Podarcis tauricus — BÖHME & KÖHLER 2005 (by implication)
Podarcis tauricus tauricus — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008

Podarcis taurica ionica (LEHRS, 1902)
Lacerta ionica LEHRS 1902
Lacerta taurica jonica [sic] — WERNER 1920: 23
Podarcis taurica ionica — BISCHOFF & BISCHOFF 1980
Podarcis tauricus ionicus— BÖHME & KÖHLER 2005 (by implication)
Podarcis tauricus jonicus— SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Podarcis tauricus jonicus — KWET & TRAPP 2014

Podarcis tauricus thasopulae (KATTINGER 1942)
Podarcis tauricus thasopulae — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
DistributionSW Ukraine, Crime Peninsula, E/S Romania, SE Hungary, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece (Epirus, Peloponnese and Ionian Islands, Thasopoulos Island), W Turkey (Thrakia and NW Anatolia), Albania, S Moldova

tauricus: Bulgaria, Romania (etc.);

ionica: Greece, Corfu = Corfou etc.; Type locality: Kephallonia bzw. ohne Fundortangaben; Syntypes: NMW 15721:1-9.

thasopulae: Greece (Thasopoulos Island, N Aegean See)

Type locality: The Crimea 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 
Types 
CommentSubspecies: Podarcis taurica gaigeae has been elevated to species status.

Illustration: Podarcis taurica ionica is illustrated on the cover of Herpetofauna 143 (2005). 
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