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Eryx jaculus
Eryx jaculus
Eryx jaculus
Eryx jaculus
Eryx jaculus
Eryx jaculus

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
Editor/Contact Person: David Tarkhnishvili
Contact address: david_tarkhnishvili@iliauni.edu.ge

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Eryx jaculus is recorded at 8 localities:

Vashlovani, (lat: 41.186111, lon: 46.4735, precision: >500m),  Kumisi, (lat: 41.609931, lon: 44.780557, precision: >500m),  Tbilisi, (lat: 41.731211, lon: 44.700683, precision: >500m), Comment: Alisa Sanakoeva personal observation,  Gldani village, (lat: 41.818726, lon: 44.81956, precision: >500m),  David Gareja, (lat: 41.459559, lon: 45.37439, precision: >500m), Comment: Teona Chuniashvili personal observation,  Rustavi (Ialghuja), (lat: 41.544931, lon: 45.025809, precision: >500m), Comment: Armen Seropian personal observation,  Melaani, (lat: 41.646392, lon: 45.784384, precision: >500m), Comment: personal observation by Giorgi Darchiashvili,  Erisimedi, (lat: 41.592449, lon: 46.330238, precision: >500m), Comment: personal observation by Aleko Gelashvili,  

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: 5 March 2021