Accepted name: Pseudopus apodus Pallas, 1775
Common name: European Glass Lizard, sheltopusik
Georgian name: გველხოკერა
Synonyms: = Ophisaurus apodus Mertens & Muller, 1928
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.
Widespread in Eastern Georgia, lives in arid and semiarid landscapes in valleys of Mtkvari, Iori, Alazani. Common, most active in spring and early summer. Feeds on insects, snails, other reptiles.
IUCN Status: NE
National Red list status: LC
Editor/Contact Person: David Tarkhnishvili
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Citation: David Tarkhnishvili, 2019-01-07. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Pseudopus apodus]. .Pseudopus apodus. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 24 March 2019