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Podarcis  Wagler, 1830
Taxonomic Serial No.: 564544

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Wall Lizards [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          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  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Podarcis bocagei (Lopez-Seoane, 1885)  
                                     Species Podarcis carbonelli Perez Mellado, 1981 – Carbonell's Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis cretensis (Wettstein, 1952)  
                                     Species Podarcis erhardii (Bedriaga, 1882)  
                                     Species Podarcis filfolensis (Bedriaga, 1876) – Filfola Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis gaigeae (Werner, 1930) – Skyros Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis guadarramae (Boscá, 1916)  
                                     Species Podarcis hispanicus (Steindachner, 1870) – Iberian Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis ionicus (Lehrs, 1902) – Corfu Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis latastei (Bedriaga, 1879) – Pontian Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis levendis Lymberakis, Poulakakis, Kaliontzopoulou, Valakos and Mylonas, 2008  
                                     Species Podarcis lilfordi (Günther, 1874) – Lilford's Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis liolepis (Boulenger, 1905) – Columbretes Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis melisellensis (Braun, 1877) – Dalmatian Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis milensis (Bedriaga, 1882) – Milos Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis muralis (Laurenti, 1768) – Common Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis peloponnesiacus (Bibron and Bory, 1833) – Peloponnese Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis pityusensis (Boscá, 1883) – Ibiza Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis raffonei (Mertens, 1952) – Aeolian Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis siculus (Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1810) – Italian Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis tauricus (Pallas, 1814) – Crimean Wall Lizard 
                                     Species Podarcis tiliguerta (Gmelin, 1789)  
                                     Species Podarcis vaucheri (Boulenger, 1905)  
                                     Species Podarcis virescens Geniez, Sá-Sousa, Guillaume, Cluchier and Crochet, 2014  
                                     Species Podarcis waglerianus Gistel, 1868 – Sicilian Wall Lizard 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Podarcis    
  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   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Arnold, E. Nicholas, Oscar Arribas, and Salvador Carranza  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematics of the Palaearctic and Oriental lizard tribe Lacertini (Squamata: Lacertidae: Lacertinae), with descriptions of eight new genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 1430   
  Page(s): 1-86   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Reference for: Podarcis   

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