Moroccan rock lizard

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Moroccan rock lizard
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Lacertidae
Genus: Teira
Species: T. perspicillata
Binomial name
Teira perspicillata
(Duméril & Bibron, 1839)

Lacerta perspicillata Duméril and Bibron, 1839
Podarcis perspicillata (Duméril & Bibron, 1839)
Scelarcis perspicillata (Duméril & 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.