Lacerta siculimelitensis Bohme & Zammit-Maempel, 1982

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: late Pleistocene.

 

Distribution

Malta & Sicily.

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Böhme, Wolfgang and Zammit-Maempel, George. (1982). Lacerta siculimelitensis sp. n. (Sauria: Lacertidae), a giant lizard from the Late Pleistocene of Malta. Amphibia-Reptilia 3(2/3): 257-268. [Abstract]

 

Other references:

Hunt, Christopher O. and Schembri, Patrick J. (1999). Quaternary environments and biogeography of the Maltese Islands, pp. 41-75. In: Mifsud, A. and Savona Ventura, C. (eds.). Facets of Maltese Prehistory. Malta: The Prehistoric Society of Malta, vii + 243 pp.

 

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