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New Locality Records of the Endemic Lizard Species, Lacerta pamphylica Schmidtler, 1975 (Squamata: Lacertidae) in Turkey

Ufuk Bülbül, Hatice Özkan, Halime Koç

Abstract


The Pamphylian green lizard, Lacerta pamphylica, whose distribution is only known from Antalya and Mersin provinces of Turkey, is recorded in the Isparta Province for the first time in the present study. The present note reports the new locality records of L. pamphylica, which constitutes the species’ the northernmost known Turkish locality. With the record of the present study, the known distribution area of the species has been extended about 100 km to the northward. The pholidolial and morphometric characters and color-pattern features of the specimens were found similar to the specimens of L. pamphylica reported in the literature.

Keywords


distribution; Isparta; Pamphylian green lizard; pholidolial characters

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2022-29-4-250-254

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