Accepted name: Eryx jaculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common name: Western Sand Boa
Georgian name: დასავლეთის მახრჩობელა
Taxonomic rank: Species
Taxonomy according to: http://reptile-database.reptarium.cz/species?genus=Eryx&species=jaculus
Reference: Tarkhnishvili, D., A. Kandaurov & A. Bukhnikashvili, 2002. Declines of amphibians and reptiles in Georgia during the 20th century: virtual vs. actual problems. Zeitschrift fur Feldherpetologie 9: 89-107.
Reasonably rare species with fragmented range. Surroundings of Tbilisi, Iori Valley. Rocky outcrops in steppe-like semiarid landscape.
Distribution: lower parts of Mtkvari and Iori valleys
National Red list status: VU
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Eryx jaculus is recorded at 6 localities:
Vashlovani, Kumisi, Tbilisi, Gldani village, David Gareja, Rustavi (Ialghuja),
Citation: David Tarkhnishvili, 2017-11-23. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Eryx jaculus]. .Eryx jaculus. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 24 June 2019