Corsica and Sardinia. 

Genus:

Archaeolacerta MERTENS, 1921

Species (1):

Archaeolacerta bedriagae  (CAMERANO, 1885)

Species Typica:

Archaeolacerta bedriagae  (CAMERANO, 1885)


Taxonomic notes:

Formerly used as a subgenus of Lacerta, partly as a genus for all Western Palearctic rock and mountain lizards, which today, with the exception of A. bedriagae, belong to other genera.

WERNER MAYER, 2015

Type species: Lacerta reticulata BEDRIAGA, 1881. [=Archaeolacerta bedriagae (CAMERANO, 1885)].


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Mertens, R. (1921) -  Zur Kenntnis der Reptilienfauna von Malta. -  Zoologischer Anzeiger, Leipzig, 53: 236 - 240  

  • Arnold, E.N. & Arribas, O. & Carranza, S. (2007) -  Systematics of the Palaearctic and Oriental lizard tribe Lacertini (Squamata: Lacertidae: Lacertinae), with descriptions of eight new genera. -  Zootaxa, 1430: 1-86.    

  • Mayer, W. (2015) -  Die Taxa der Familie Lacertidae – eine kommentierte Liste. (Zuletzt aktualisiert am 04.07.2015). -  lacerta.de. 62 pp.  

 
 
 
 

Archaeolacerta: 70  pictures (see species level)

 
 
 

Archaeolacerta bedriagae bedriagae  © 2015 Maarten Gilbert