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Phoenicolacerta laevis, male
Phoenicolacerta laevis, male
Phoenicolacerta laevis
Phoenicolacerta laevis

Accepted name: Phoenicolacerta laevis Arnold et al. 2007
Common name: Lebanon lizard
Georgian name: ლიბანური ხვლიკი
Taxonomic rank: Species
Reference: Tarkhnishvili D, Gabelaia M, Kandaurov A, Bukhnikashvili A, Iankoshvili G. 2017. Isolated population of the Middle Eastern Phoenicolacerta laevis from the Georgian Black Sea Coast, and its genetic closeness to populations from southern Turkey. Zoology in the Middle East. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09397140.2017.1361191
Distribution: Levant; an exclave population introduced most likely centuries ago in Anaklia, Black Sea coast.
IUCN Status: LC
National Red list status: CR
Editor/Contact Person: David Tarkhnishvili
Contact address: david_tarkhnishvili@iliauni.edu.ge
Contributors: M Gabelaia, A Kandaurov, A Bukhnikashvili, G Iankoshvili

Phoenicolacerta laevis is recorded at 2 localities:

Anaklia, (lat: 42.40, lon: 41.57),  Ganmukhuri, (lat: 42.426012, lon: 41.628968, precision: >500m),  




Bibliography:

Tarkhnishvili D, Gabelaia M, Kandaurov A, Bukhnikashvili A, Iankoshvili G. 2017. Isolated population of the Middle Eastern Phoenicolacerta laevis from the Georgian Black Sea Coast, and its genetic closeness to populations from southern Turkey. Zoology in the Middle East. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09397140.2017.1361191


Citation: David Tarkhnishvili, M Gabelaia, A Kandaurov, A Bukhnikashvili, G Iankoshvili, 2017-08-10. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Phoenicolacerta laevis]. .Phoenicolacerta laevis. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 5 March 2021