Atlantic lizard

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Atlantic lizard
Gallotia atlantica atlantica
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Lacertidae
Genus: Gallotia
Species: G. atlantica
Binomial name
Gallotia atlantica
(Peters & Doria 1882)

The Atlantic lizard (Gallotia atlantica) is a species of lizards in the Lacertidae family. It is endemic to the eastern Canary Islands Lanzarote and Fuerteventura and the smaller islands surrounding them.

Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rocky areas, rocky shores, sandy shores, arable land, pastureland, and rural gardens.