Podarcis siculus sanctistephani Mertens, 1926

Santo Stefano lizard



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Podarcis sicula sanctistephani Mertens, 1926


Conservation Status


Last record: 1965



Santo Stefano Island, Italy


Biology & Ecology










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