Moroccan rock lizard
|Moroccan rock lizard|
(Duméril & Bibron, 1839)
Lacerta perspicillata Duméril and Bibron, 1839
The Moroccan rock lizard (Teira perspicillata) is a species of lizard in the Lacertidae family. Its classification is uncertain and it has been placed in the genera Teira, Podarcis, Lacerta or Scelarcis. It is found in Algeria and Morocco and has been introduced to the island of Menorca in Spain. Its natural habitats are Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rocky areas, pastureland, and urban areas.
- Geniez, P., Slimani, T. & El Mouden, H. 2005. Teira perspicillata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 July 2007.
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