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Darevskia uzzelli (DAREVSKY & DANIELYAN, 1977)

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Lacertinae, Lacertini, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesG: Uzzells Felseneidechse 
SynonymLacerta uzzelli DAREVSKY & DANIELYAN 1977
Lacerta uzzelli — ENGELMANN et al 1993
Darevskia uzzelli — ARRIBAS 1997
Darevskia uzzelli — MURPHY et al. 2000
Archaeolacerta (Caucasilacerta) uzzelli — SINDACO et al. 2000
Lacerta (Darevskia) uzzelli — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Darevskia uzzelli — BÖHME 2014: 150 
DistributionNE Turkey (Kars-Plateau).

Type locality: Kars, Turkey  
Reproductionparthenogenetic "species" 
TypesHolotype: CAS 105689; Paratype: ZFMK 6532, female, CAS, ZISP 
CommentDistribution: not in Armenia fide Arakelyan et al. 2011. 
EtymologyNamed after Thomas Marshall Uzzell Jr. (1932-), American herpetologist. For (auto-) biographical notes see Uzzell in Schneider & Trueb 2021: 35-41. 
  • 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.]
  • Arakelyan, Marine, Ruzanna Petrosyan, Cetin Ilgaz, Yusuf Kumlutas, Salih Hakan Durmus, Yahya Tayhan and Felix Danielyan. 2013. A skeletochronological study of parthenogenetic lizards of the genus Darevskia from Turkey. Acta Herpetologica 8 (2): 99-104 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Böhme, Wolfgang 2014. Herpetology in Bonn. Mertensiella 21. vi + 256 pp. - get paper here
  • Darevsky, I.S. and Danielyan,F.D. 1977. Lacerta uzzelli sp. nov. (Sauria: Lacertidae) - a new parthenogenetic species of rock lizard from eastern Turkey. [in Russian] Leningrad, Trudy Zool. Inst. 76: 55-59
  • Engelmann, W.E. et al. 1993. Lurche und Kriechtiere Europas. Neumann Verlag (Radebeul, Germany), 440 pp.
  • Freitas, Susana; Sara Rocha, João Campos, Faraham Ahmadzadeh, Claudia Corti, Neftali Sillero, Çetin Ilgaz, Yusuf Kumlutaş, Marine Arakelyan, D. James Harris, Miguel A. Carretero 2016. Parthenogenesis through the ice ages: A biogeographic analysis of Caucasian rock lizards (genus Darevskia). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 102: 117-127 - get paper here
  • Murphy, R.W.; Fu,J.; MacCulloch, R.D.; Darevsky,I.S. & Kupriyanova,L.A. 2000. A fine line between sex and unisexuality: the phylogenetic constraints on parthenogenesis in lacertid lizards. Zool. J. Linnean Soc. 130: 527-549 - get paper here
  • Schmidtler J F; Eiselt, J; Darevsky I S 1994. Untersuchungen an Feldeidechsen (Lacerta-saxicola-Gruppe) in der östlichen Türkei: 3. Zwei neue parthogenetische Arten. Salamandra 30 (1): 55-70 - get paper here
  • Schneider, Greg; Trueb, Linda (eds.) 2021. Letters from Michigan Herpetology. The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, Special Publication No. 3; ISBN 978-1-946681-02-7 - get paper here
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Sindaco, Roberto; Alberto Venchi, Giuseppe M. Carpaneto, Marco A. Bologna 2000. The Reptiles of Anatolia: a Checklist and Zoogeographical analysis. Biogeographia, 21-2000: 441-554. - get paper here
  • Tuniyev B.S., Tuniyev S.B., Avcı A., Ilgaz Ç. 2014. Herpetological studies in Eastern and North-Eastern Turkey. Current Studies in Herpetology 14 (1/2): 44–53. Резюме - get paper here
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