Fitzinger's algyroides

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Fitzinger's algyroides (Algyroides fitzingeri), also called the pygmy algyroides or the pygmy keeled lizard,[4] is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae.[1]

Fitzinger's algyroides
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Lacertidae
Genus: Algyroides
Species:
A. fitzingeri
Binomial name
Algyroides fitzingeri
(Wiegmann, 1834)
Synonyms

EtymologyEdit

The specific name, fitzingeri, is in honor of Austrian herpetologist Leopold Fitzinger.[4]

Geographic rangeEdit

A. fitzingeri is found only in Corsica and Sardinia.[1]

HabitatEdit

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.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Claudia Corti, Marc Cheylan, Roberto Sindaco, Antonio Romano (2009). "Algyroides fitzingeri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2009: e.T61464A12489532. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009.RLTS.T61464A12489532.en. Retrieved 15 November 2021.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ 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. (Algiroides fitzingeri, pp. 45-46).
  3. ^ "Algyroides fitzingeri ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  4. ^ a b Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Algyroides fitzingeri, p. 91).

Further readingEdit

  • 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). Herpetologia 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).

External linksEdit

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