Psammodromus

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Psammodromus
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Psammodromus algirus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Sauria
Infraorder: Scincomorpha
Family: Lacertidae
Subfamily: Gallotiinae
Genus: Psammodromus
Fitzinger, 1826[1]
Species

Six recognized species, see article.

Psammodromus is a small genus of sand lizards of the family Lacertidae. It has six described species, which are found in European and North African countries next to the Mediterranean.[2]

Species[edit]

The following species are recognized as being valid.[3]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Psammodromus ". Dahms Tierleben. www.dahmstierleben.de/systematik/Reptilien/Squamata/Scincomorpha/Lacertidae.
  2. ^ EOL.org
  3. ^ "Psammodromus ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.

Further reading[edit]

  • 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-XL. (Genus Psammodromus, pp. 46–47).
  • Fitzinger LI (1826). Neue Classification der Reptilien nach ihren natürlichen Verwandtschaften. Nebst einer Verwandtschafts-tafel und einem Verzeichnisse der Reptilien-Sammlung des K.K. zoologischen Museum's zu Wien. Vienna: J.G. Heubner. five unnumbered + 67 pp. + one plate. (Psammodromus, new genus, p. 22). (in German and Latin).
  • López, Pilar; Martín, José (2009). "Lipids in femoral gland secretions of male lizards, Psammodromus hispanicus ". Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 37 (4): 304-307.