Fitzinger's algyroides

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Fitzinger's algyroides
Algyroides fitzingeri 2.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Lacertilia
Infraorder: Scincomorpha
Family: Lacertidae
Genus: Algyroides
Species: A. fitzingeri
Binomial name
Algyroides fitzingeri
(Wiegmann, 1834)
Synonyms

Fitzinger's algyroides or the pygmy algyroides or the pygmy keeled lizard[3] (Algyroides fitzingeri ) is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae.[4]

Etymology[edit]

The specific name, fitzingeri, is in honor of Austrian herpetologist Leopold Fitzinger.[3]

Geographic range[edit]

A. fitzingeri is found only in Corsica and Sardinia.[4]

Habitat[edit]

The natural habitats of A. fitzingeri are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, temperate grassland, rocky areas, arable land, pastureland, and rural gardens.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boulenger GA. 1887. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Natural History). Second Edition. Volume III. Lacertidæ ... London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). (Taylor and Francis, printers). xii + 575 pp. + Plates I-XXVII. (Algiroides fitzingeri, pp. 45-46).
  2. ^ "Algyroides fitzingeri ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  3. ^ a b Beolens B, Watkins M, Grayson M. 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Algyroides fitzingeri, p. 91).
  4. ^ a b c Corti C, Cheylan M. 2005. Algyroides fitzingeri. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 July 2007.

Further reading[edit]

  • Arnold EN, Burton JA. 1978. A Field Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Britain and Europe. London: Collins. 272 pp. + Plates 1-40. ISBN 0-00-219318-3. (Algyroides fitzingeri, p. 118 + Plate 18, figure 4 + Map 58).
  • Duméril AMC, Bibron G. 1839. Erpétologie générale ou Histoire naturelle complète des Reptiles. Tome cinquième [Volume 5]. Paris: Roret. viii + 854 pp. (Lacerta fitzingeri, p. 194). (in French).
  • Engelman W-E, Fritsche J, Günther R, Obst FJ. 1993. Lurche und Kriechtiere Europas. Radebeul, Germany: Neumann Verlag. 440 pp. (including 324 color plates, 186 figures, 205 maps). (in German).
  • Wiegmann AFA. 1834. Herpetologica Mexicana, seu descriptio amphibiorum Novae Hispaniae, quae itineribus comitis Sack, Ferdinandi Deppe et Chr. Guil. Schiede in Museum Zoologicum Berolinense pervenerunt. Pars prima, saurorum species amplectens. Adiecto systematis saurorum prodromo, additisque multis in hunc amphibiorum ordinem observationibus. Berlin: C.G. Lüderitz. vi + 54 pp. + Plates I-X. (Notopholis fitzingeri, new species, p. 10). (in Latin).

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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