Psammodromus occidentalis FITZE, GONZALEZ-JIMENA, SAN-JOSE, SAN MAURO & ZARDOYA, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Psammodromus occidentalis?
|Higher Taxa||Lacertidae (Gallotiinae), Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Psammodromus occidentalis FITZE, GONZALEZ-JIMENA, SAN-JOSE, SAN MAURO & ZARDOYA 2012|
|Distribution||W Spain, Portugal (P. Fitze, pers. comm.)|
Type locality: Colmenar del Arroyo (Madrid, Spain, 40° 27’ 22.14’’N, 4° 10’ 28.36’’W) Map legend:
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|Types||Holotype: MNCN/ ADN 34516, adult male captured on 24 October 2008 by Patrick S. Fitze and Virginia Gonzalez-Jimena|
|Comment||This species was previously considered as the western lineage of P. hispanicus (Fitze et al. 2011).|
|Etymology||The species epithet refers to the geographical distribution of this lizard. All described populations are located on the Western Iberian Peninsula.|
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