Greece / Peloponnese region of southern Greece, including Psili island. 

Species:

Podarcis peloponnesiacus  (BIBRON & BORY, 1833)

Subspecies (3):

Podarcis peloponnesiacus peloponnesiacus  (BIBRON & BORY, 1833)

Podarcis peloponnesiacus lais  (BUCHHOLZ 1960)

Podarcis peloponnesiacus thais  (BUCHHOLZ, 1960)

Synonyms:

Lacerta peloponnesiaca  BIBRON & BORY, 1833

Podarcis peloponnesiaca  BISCHOFF & BISCHOFF, 1980

Podarcis peloponnesiacus  BÖHME & KÖHLER, 2005

Common names:

Peloponnese Wall Lizard (English)
Peloponnes-Mauereidechse (German)
Γουστέρα της Πελοποννήσου (Greek)

Types:

peloponnesiacus: Holotype: MNHN-RA 2706 (most likely holotype by monotypy)

lais: Holotype: ZFMK 12115 (59/300 in original description), paratypes in ZFMK, NMW, MM and MTD (= MTKD)

thais: Holotype: ZFMK 12261, paratypes in ZFMK, NMW and MTD

Terra Typica:

peloponnesiacus: Restricta (BUCHHOLZ 1960) Mistras near Sparti (Peloponnese).

lais: Kalavrita (NW Peloponnese).

thais: Epidavros (NE Peloponnese).


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Bibron, M. & Bory de Saint-Vincent, J.B. (1833) -  Description of Podarcis peloponnesiacus and Algyroides moreoticus. -  In: Vertébrés a sang froid. Reptiles et poissons. Reptiles. Geoffroy & Geoffroy, Expédition Scientifique de Morée, Tome III. 1re partie, Zoologie: pp. 57-76.  

  • Mayer, W. (1986) -  Proteinelektrophoretische Untersuchungen zur subspezifischen Gliederung von Lacerta (Podarcis) peloponnesiaca. -  Bonner zoologische Beiträge, Bonn, 37: 123-129.  

  • Poulakakis, N. & Lymberakis, P. & Valakos, E. & Zouros, E. & Mylonas, M. (2005) -  Phylogenetic relationships and biogeography of Podarcis species from the Balkan Peninsula, by bayesian and maximum likelihood analyses of mitochondrial DNA sequences.  -  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 37 (3): 845-857.    

  • Psonis, N. & Antoniou, A. & Kukushkin, O. & Jablonski, D. & Petrov, B. & Crnobrnja-Isailovic, J. & Sotiropoulos, K. & Gherghel, I. & Lymberakis, P. & Poulakakis, N. (2017) -  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.     

 
 

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Podarcis peloponnesiacus: 73  pictures (see subspecies level)

 
 
 

Podarcis peloponnesiacus peloponnesiacus  © 2016 Hildegard Passarge