Spain / Pityusic islands / Formentera / Punta Trucadors, Conejo de Formentera and northern Ses Illetes transition zone. 

Subspecies:

Podarcis pityusensis grueni  (MÜLLER, 1928)

Synonyms:

Lacerta pityusensis grisea  EISENTRAUT, 1928

Lacerta pityusensis subformenterae  BUCHHOLZ, 1954

Types:

Holotype: ZSM (SLM) 1632 (lost), male, from `Insel Trocados bei Espalmador`, collected by H. GRÜN, 15.06.1928


Taxonomic notes:

Recent unpublished studies on Podarcis pityusensis formenterae suggest that this subspecies is incorrectly merged into one single subspecie.
In anticipation of the final results, we will reinstate the previous described subspecies and introduce the not described populations as populations.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Müller, L. (1928) -  Zweiter Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Rassen von Lacerta lilfordi Gthr. -  Zoologischer Anzeiger, Leipzig, 78: 261-273