Large Psammodromus

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Large Psammodromus
Psammodromus algirus - 01.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Lacertidae
Genus: Psammodromus
Species: P. algirus
Binomial name
Psammodromus algirus
(Linnaeus, 1758)

The Large Psammodromus (Psammodromus algirus) is a species of lizard in the Lacertidae family.It It is found in Algeria, France, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, and Tunisia. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, sandy shores, arable land, pastureland, plantations, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.

It commonly reaches a length of about 10 to 15 cm.[1]


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