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Mesalina guttulata.jpg
Mesalina guttulata, small-spotted lizard
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Lacertidae
Subfamily: Lacertinae
Genus: Mesalina
Gray, 1838

14 species, see text.

Mesalina is a genus of wall lizards of the family Lacertidae.


The following 20 described species are recognized as being valid.[1]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Mesalina.


  1. ^ "Mesalina ". The Reptile Database.

Further reading[edit]

  • Gray JE (1838). "Catalogue of the Slender-tongued Saurians, with Descriptions of many new Genera and Species". Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., [First Series ] 1: 274-283, 388-394. (Mesalina, new genus, p. 282).