Central Spain. 

Species:

Psammodromus hispanicus  FITZINGER, 1826

Synonyms:

Psammodromus hispanicus hispanicus  Fitzinger, 1826

Common names:

Spanish Psammodromus (English)
Spanish sand racer (English)
Spanischer Sandläufer (German)
Lagartija Cenicienta (Spanish)

Types:

Neotype: MNCN-CSIC, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, Spain (MNCN/ ADN 41745), designated by FITZE et al. 2012.

Terra Typica:

Type locality: restricted to South of Spain (MERTENS & MÜLLER 1940).
Neotype locality: Perales de Tajuña, Madrid, (Spain).


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Fitzinger, L.I. (1826) -  Description of Psammodromus hispanicus. -  In: Fitzinger, L.I. (Hrsg.): Neue Classification der Reptilien nach ihren natürlichen Verwandtschaften. Nebst einer Verwandtschafts-Tafel und einem Verzeichnisse der Reptilien Sammlung des K.K. Zoologischen Museum’s zu Wien. S. 22 und 52.   

  • Fitze, P.S. & Gonzalez-Jimena, V. & San-Jose, L.M. & San Mauro, D. & Aragón, P. & Suarez, T. & Zardoya, R. (2011) -  Integrative analyses of speciation and divergence in Psammodromus hispanicus (Squamata: Lacertidae) -  BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11: 347. 21 pp.    

  • Fitze, P.S. & Gonzalez-Jimena, V. & San-Jose, L.M. & San Mauro, D. & Zardoya, R. (2012) -  A new species of sand racer, Psammodromus (Squamata: Lacertidae), from the Western Iberian Peninsula -  Zootaxa 3205: 41–52 (2012)    

  • Mendes, J. & Harris, D.J. & Carranza, S. & Salvi, D. (2017) -  Biogeographical crossroad across the Pillars of Hercules: Evolutionary history of Psammodromus lizards in space and time. -  Journal of Biogeography, 44 (12): 2877-2890.    

 
 
 
 

Psammodromus hispanicus: 7  pictures (see subspecies level)

 
 
 
 

Psammodromus hispanicus  © 2012 Frank Deschandol