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Podarcis siculus  (Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1810)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1155411

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Podarcis sicula (Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1810)
  Common Name(s): Italian Wall Lizard [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                               FamilyLacertidae  – Old World Runners, Lacertid Lizards  
                                  GenusPodarcis Wagler, 1830 – Wall Lizards  
                                     SpeciesPodarcis siculus (Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1810) – Italian Wall Lizard  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus aemiliani Capolongo, 1984  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus albiventris Bonaparte, 1838  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus amparoae Capolongo, 1979  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus astorgae (Mertens, 1937)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus bagnolensis (Mertens, 1937)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus bolei (Brelih, 1961)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus calabra (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus calabresiae (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus campana (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus campestris (De Betta, 1857)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus caporiaccoi (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus catanensis (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus cattaroi (Taddei, 1950)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus cerbolensis (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus ciclopica (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus coeruleus (Eimer, 1872)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus dupinici (Radovanovic, 1956)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus fasciatus (Radovanovic, 1956)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus fiumanoideus (Brelih, 1963)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus flavigulus (Mertens, 1937)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus gallensis (Eimer, 1881)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus hadzii (Brelih, 1961)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus hieroglyphicus (Berthold, 1840)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus insularum (Mertens, 1937)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus klemmeri (Lanza and Capolongo, 1972)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus laganjensis (Radovanovic, 1956)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus massinei (Mertens, 1961)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus medemi (Mertens, 1942)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus mediofasciatus (Radovanovic, 1959)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus monaconensis (Eimer, 1881)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus muelleri (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus nikolici (Brelih, 1961)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus parkeri (Mertens, 1926)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus paulae (Lanza Adriani and Romiti, 1971)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus pirosoensis (Mertens, 1937)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus polenci (Brelih, 1961)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus premudanus (Radovanovic, 1959)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus premudensis (Radovanovic, 1959)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus pretneri (Brelih, 1961)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus radovanovici (Brelih, 1961)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus ragusae (Wettstein, 1931)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus roberti (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus salfii (Lanza, 1954)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus samogradi (Radovanovic, 1956)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus sanctinicolai (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus sanctistephani (Mertens, 1926)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus scopelicus (Taddei, 1950)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus siculus (Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1810)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus strombolensis (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus tyrrhenicus (Mertens, 1932)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus vesseljuchi (Radovanovic, 1959)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis siculus zeii (Brelih, 1961)  

  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Podarcis siculus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (May 2021), website (version May-2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P., Aguilar, R. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2021) The Reptile Database,, accessed 28 May 2021   
  Reference for: Podarcis siculus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Ronald M. Bonett, Jeff Boundy, Frank T. Burbrink, et al. / Moriarty, John J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding, Eighth Ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular, no. 43   
  Page(s): 102   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-946681-003   
  Notes: Available free as PDF, and as updated database, at   
  Reference for: Podarcis siculus, Italian Wall Lizard [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  






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