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Taxonomy of the family Lacertidae
Bibliography of the genus Anatololacerta
Biodiversity of the family Lacertidae








Genus
Anatololacerta

Anatolian Lizards

Anatolische Eidechsen

Anatolske Firben

2007 Anatololacerta Arnold, Arribas & Carranza (type species: Zootoca danfordi Günther 1876)
Contents: 4 species, of which 1 (25.0%) is endemic.
Remarks: The species of this genus were previously included in Lacerta (e.g.; Boulenger 1920; Eiselt & Schmidtler 1987). Some authors prefer to regard it as a subgenus of Lacerta (e.g., Sindaco & Jeremchenko 2008).
Distribution: Greece (Aegean Islands [incl. Rhodes]), Turkey.

Anatololacerta anatolica

Northwest Anatolian Lizard, (Anatolian Rock Lizard)

Nordwestanatolische Eidechse

Nordvestanatolsk Firben

1900 Lacerta anatolica Werner
Lacerta danfordi anatolica Boulenger 1920
Archaeolacerta danfordi anatolica Sindaco, Venchi, Carpaneto & Bologna 2000
Anatololacerta anatolica Arnold, Arribas & Carranza 2007
1904 Lacerta oertzeni Werner
Lacerta danfordi oertzeni Wettstein 1953 (Bellati, Carranza, Garcia-Porta, Fasola & Sindaco 2015)
Archaeolacerta danfordi oertzeni Sindaco, Venchi, Carpaneto & Bologna 2000
Anatololacerta oertzeni Arnold, Arribas & Carranza 2007
Anatololacerta anatolica oertzeni Bellati, Carranza, Garcia-Porta, Fasola & Sindaco 2015
1987 Lacerta anatolica aegaea Eiselt & Schmidtler "1986" (Bellati, Carranza, Garcia-Porta, Fasola & Sindaco 2015)
Archaeolacerta danfordi aegaea Sindaco, Venchi, Carpaneto & Bologna 2000
1964 Lacerta danfordi pentanisiensis Wettstein (status uncertain, Bellati, Carranza, Garcia-Porta, Fasola & Sindaco 2015)
Lacerta oertzeni pentanisiensis Valakos, Pafilis, Sotiropoulos, Lymberakis, Maragou & Foufopoulos 2008
1987 Lacerta oertzeni ibrahimi Eiselt & Schmidtler (status uncertain, Bellati, Carranza, Garcia-Porta, Fasola & Sindaco 2015)
Archaeolacerta danfordi ibrahimi Sindaco, Venchi, Carpaneto & Bologna 2000

Other common names:
oertzeni: Oertzen's Rock Lizard
Remarks: Revalidated as a full species by Eiselt & Schmidtler (1987). These authors also revalidated oertzeni as a full species, however, Bellati, Carranza, Garcia-Porta, Fasola & Sindaco (2015) reassigned it as a subspecies of anatolica).
Distribution: Greece (Aegean Islands), Turkey.


Anatololacerta budaki

Cobanisa Lizard

Cobanisa-Eidechse

Cobanisa-firben

1987 Lacerta oertzeni budaki Eiselt & Schmidtler
Archaeolacerta danfordi budaki Sindaco, Venchi, Carpaneto & Bologna 2000
Anatololacerta oertzeni budaki Arnold, Arribas & Carranza 2007
Phoenicolacerta oertzeni budaki [lapsus?] Böhme 2010
Anatololacerta budaki Bellati, Carranza, Garcia-Porta, Fasola & Sindaco 2015
1987 Lacerta oertzeni finikensis Eiselt & Schmidtler (Bellati, Carranza, Garcia-Porta, Fasola & Sindaco 2015)
Archaeolacerta danfordi finikensis Sindaco, Venchi, Carpaneto & Bologna 2000

Distribution: Greece (Aegean Islands: Dodecanese Islands: Psomi), Turkey.


Anatololacerta danfordi

South Anatolian Lizard, (Danford's Lizard)

Südanatolische Eidechse

Sydanatolsk Firben, (Danfords Firben)

1876 Zootoca danfordi Günther
Lacerta danfordi Bedriaga 1879
Archaeolacerta danfordi Sindaco, Venchi, Carpaneto & Bologna 2000
Anatololacerta danfordi Arnold, Arribas & Carranza 2007
1987 Lacerta danfordi bileki Eiselt & Schmidtler

Remarks: Previously included anatolica, budaki, oertzeni, and pelasgiana. Eiselt & Schmidtler (1987) demonstrated that danfordi is restricted to Turkey. Older records from other countries refer to other species. Records from Israel (e.g., Hoofien, Sivan & Werner 1990) refer to laevis (Sivan & Werner 1992).
Distribution: Turkey.


Anatololacerta pelasgiana

Southwest Anatolian Lizard, Pelasgian Rock Lizard

Südwestanatolische Eidechse

Sydvestanatolsk Firben

1959 Lacerta danfordi pelasgiana Mertens
Lacerta oertzeni pelasgiana Eiselt & Schmidtler 1987
Archaeolacerta danfordi pelasgiana Sindaco, Venchi, Carpaneto & Bologna 2000
Anatololacerta oertzeni pelasgiana Schlüter 2010
Anatololacerta pelasgiana Bellati, Carranza, Garcia-Porta, Fasola & Sindaco 2015
1974 Lacerta danfordi quanttaylori Börner (Bellati, Carranza, Garcia-Porta, Fasola & Sindaco 2015)

Distribution: Greece (Aegean Islands [incl. Rhodes]), Turkey.