Iberolacerta martinezricai

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Iberolacerta martinezricai
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Lacertidae
Genus: Iberolacerta
Species: I. martinezricai
Binomial name
Iberolacerta martinezricai
(Arribas, 1996)
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  • Lacerta cyreni martinezricai
    Arribas, 1996
  • Iberolacerta cyreni martinezricai
    Mayer & Arribas, 2003
  • Iberolacerta monticola martinezricai
    Crochet et al., 2004
  • Iberolacerta martinezricai
    — Arribas & Carranza, 2004

Iberolacerta martinezricai is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae.[2]


The specific name, martinezricai, is in honor of Spanish herpetologist Juan Pablo Martinez-Rica.[3]

Geographic range[edit]

I. martinezricai is endemic to Spain.[2]


The natural habitats of I. martinezricai are temperate forests and rocky areas.[2]

Conservation status[edit]

I. martinezricai is threatened by habitat loss.[2]


  1. ^ "Iberolacerta martinezricai ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  2. ^ a b c d Pérez-Mellado V, Marquez R. 2005. Iberolacerta martinezricai. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived 2014-06-27 at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 28 July 2007.
  3. ^ 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. (Iberolacerta martinezricai, p. 170).

Further reading[edit]

  • Arribas OJ. 1996. “Taxonomic revision of the Iberian ‘Archaeolacertae’ I.: A new interpretation of the geographical variation of ‘Lacerta’ monticola Boulenger, 1905 and ‘Lacerta’ cyreni Müller & Hellmich, 1937”. Herpetozoa 9 (1/2): 31-56. (Lacerta cyreni martinezricai, new subspecies, pp. 54–55).
  • Arribas, Oscar; Carranza, Salvador. 2004. “Morphological and genetic evidence of the full species status of Iberolacerta cyreni martinezricai (Arribas,1996)”. Zootaxa 634: 1-24.