The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Lacerta viridis magnifica Sobolevssky, 1930

Crimean green lizard

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Invalid (synonym) (Kehlmaier et al., 2019)

 

Conservation Status

Last record: c.1880 (Kehlmaier et al., 2019)

 

Distribution

Crimea (southern)

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Sobolevssky, N. I. (1930). A new form of the genus Lacerta (Reptilia) from the Crimea. Izvestiya Associacii Nauchno‐Issledovatelskikh Institutov Fiziko‐Matematicheskogo Fakulteta MGU 3: 129-143.

 

Other references:

Kehlmaier C, Zinenko O, Fritz U. (2019). The enigmatic Crimean green lizard (Lacerta viridis magnifica) is extinct but not valid: Mitogenomics of a 120‐year‐old museum specimen reveals historical introduction. J Zool Syst Evol Res. 2019;00:1-5.

 

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