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Podarcis ionicus (LEHRS, 1902)

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Lacertinae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Ionian Wall Lizard
G: Ionische Eidechse 
SynonymLacerta ionica LEHRS 1902
Podarcis taurica var. ionica — BOULENGER 1920: 155
Lacerta taurica jonica [sic] — WERNER 1920: 23
Podarcis taurica ionica — BISCHOFF & BISCHOFF 1980
Podarcis taurica ionica — KABISCH 1986: 353
Podarcis tauricus ionicus— BÖHME & KÖHLER 2005 (by implication)
Podarcis tauricus jonicus— SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Podarcis tauricus jonicus — KWET & TRAPP 2014
Podarcis ionicus — PSONIS et al. 2016
Podarcis jonicus — KWET 2017
Podarcis ionicus — SPEYBROECK et al. 2020 
DistributionGreece (Corfu = Corfou, Kephalonia, Kerkyra)

Type locality: Kephalonia Island, Kerkyra (Corfu Island)  
TypesSyntypes: NMW 15721:1-9 
CommentIllustration: Podarcis taurica ionica is illustrated on the cover of Herpetofauna 143 (2005).

See also P. tauricus. 
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  • Böhme, W.; Köhler, J. 2005. Do endings of adjective flectible species names affect stability? A final note on the gender of Podarcis Wagler, 1830 (Reptilia, Lacertidae). Bonner zoologische Beiträge 53(3/4): 291-293 - get paper here
  • Boulenger,G.A. 1920. Monograph of the Lacertidae, vol. 1. British Museum (London) - get paper here
  • Kwet, Axel 2017. Neues von den Taurischen Eidechsen auf dem Südbalkan. Terraria-Elaphe 2017 (4): 65 - get paper here
  • Kwet, Axel & Benny Trapp 2014. Liste der Reptilien Europas. Draco 15 (60): 72-79 - get paper here
  • Lehrs, P. 1902. Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Lacerta und einer verkannten Form: Lacerta ionica. Zool. Anz. 25: 225-237 - get paper here
  • Psonis, N., Antoniou, A., Karameta, E., Darriba, D., Stamatakis, A., Lymberakis, P., & Poulakakis, N. 2021. The wall lizards of the Balkan peninsula: tackling questions at the interface of phylogenomics and population genomics. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 107121 - get paper here
  • Psonis, N., Antoniou, A., Kukushkin, O., Jablonski, D., Petrov, B., Crnobrnja – Isailović, J., Sotiropoulos, K., Gherghel, I., Lymberakis, P., Poulakakis, N. 2016. Hidden diversity in the Podarcis tauricus (Sauria, Lacertidae) species subgroup in the light of multilocus phylogeny and species delimitation. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 106: 6-17 [print version published 2017] - get paper here
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Speybroeck, Jeroen; Wouter Beukema, Christophe Dufresnes, Uwe Fritz, Daniel Jablonski, Petros Lymberakis, Iñigo Martínez-Solano, Edoardo Razzetti, Melita Vamberger, Miguel Vences, Judit Vörös0, Pierre-André Crochet 2020. Species list of the European herpetofauna – 2020 update by the Taxonomic Committee of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica.. Amphibia-Reptilia 41: 139-189 - get paper here
  • Werner, F. 1920. Zur Kenntnis der Reptilien- und Amphibienfauna Albaniens. Zool. Anz. 51: 21-24 - get paper here
  • Zauner, Jochen 2023. Herpetologische Beobachtungen auf dem Peloponnes (Griechenland). Sauria 45 (4): 1-17
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