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Anatololacerta anatolica (WERNER, 1900)

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Lacertinae, Lacertini, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Anatolian Rock Lizard 
SynonymLacerta anatolica WERNER 1900
Lacerta oertzeni WERNER 1904
Lacerta anatolica — MEHELY 1909: 442
Lacerta (Archaeolacerta) danfordi anatolica – MERTENS 1952
Lacerta danfordi anatolica – WETTSTEIN 1967
Lacerta danfordi anatolica – BUDAK 1976
Lacerta danfordi anatolica — LANGERWERF 1981
Lacerta oertzeni oertzeni EISELT & SCHMIDTLER 1986
Lacerta anatolica aegaea EISELT & SCHMIDTLER 1987: 312
Lacerta danfordi anatolica — ENGELMANN et al 1993
Lacerta danfordi oertzeni — ENGELMANN et al 1993
Lacerta anatolica aegaea — IOANNIDES et al. 1994
Lacerta danfordi – BARAN & ATATÜR 1998
Archaeolacerta danfordi – SINDACO et al. 2000
Anatololacerta oertzeni — ARNOLD et al. 2007
Anatololacerta anatolica — ARNOLD et al. 2007
Anatololacerta anatolica aegaea — FRANZEN & GLAW 2007
Anatololacerta anatolica anatolica – FRANZEN et al. 2008
Anatololacerta anatolica aegaea – FRANZEN et al. 2008
Lacerta anatolica – GÜÇLÜ & OLGUN 2008
Lacerta oertzeni — VALAKOS et al. 2008
Lacerta anatolica — VALAKOS et al. 2008
Anatololacerta anatolica – BARAN et al. 2012
Anatololacerta anatolica — BELLATI et al. 2014
Anatololacerta anatolica aegaea — TRAPP 2016
Anatololacerta anatolica — KARAKASI et al. 2021 
DistributionTurkey (W Anatolia, north of Büyük Menderes River), Greece (Samos Island, Ikaria)

Type locality: prope Köktsche Kissik, Asia minor centralis.

oertzeni: Type locality: “Marathokambos aus Sambos” (Greece); “Rhodus, Nikaria etc.” (fide WERNER 1904)  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesTypes: ZMH, possibly lost, originally in private (?) collection Werner
Holotype: ZSM 50/1983, male [aegaea] 
Diagnosis 
CommentSynonymy: after BELLATI et al. 2014, Karakasi et al. 2021 (who didn’t provide citations for most synonyms).

Subspecies: Previous subspecies budaki and pelasgiana have been elevated to full species status.

Distribution: see map in Karakasi et al. 2021: 3, 26 (Fig. 1, Fig. S1) 
EtymologyNamed after the occurrence of the species in Anatolia. 
References
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