Accepted name: Ophisops elegans Ménétries, 1832
Common name: Snake-Eyed Lizard
Georgian name: კოხტა გველთავა
Taxonomic rank: Species
Taxonomy according to: www.faunaeur.org
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.
Spotted range in eastern Georgia. Surroundings of lake Kumisi, mt. Jalguja. Fragments of semi-desert landscape with sparce grass vegetation.
Distribution: Spotted distribution in the eastern Caucasus (arid steppe landscapes)
National Red list status: VU
Editor/Contact Person: David Tarkhnishvili
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Ophisops elegans is recorded at 2 localities:
Kvemo Kartli, Georgia, (lat: 41.588317, lon: 44.859901, precision: <100), Rustavi, Kvemo Kartli, (lat: 41.515201, lon: 44.946075, precision: <100),
Citation: David Tarkhnishvili, 2020-11-17. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Ophisops elegans]. .Ophisops elegans. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 4 March 2021