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Podarcis muralis  (Laurenti, 1768)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 564582

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Seps muralis Laurenti, 1768
  Common Name(s): Common 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 muralis (Laurenti, 1768) – Common Wall Lizard  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis albanica (Bolkay, 1919)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis appenninica (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis baldasseronii (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis beccarii (Lanza, 1958)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis breviceps (Boulenger, 1905)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis brongniardii (Daudin, 1802)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis colosii (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis maculiventris (Werner, 1891)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis marcuccii (Lanza, 1956)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis muralis (Laurenti, 1768)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis nigriventris Bonaparte, 1838  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis sammichelii Lanza, 1976  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis tinettoi (Taddei, 1949)  
                                        Subspecies Podarcis muralis vinciguerrai (Mertens, 1932) – Common Wall Lizard 

  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Podarcis muralis    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Podarcis muralis    
  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 muralis   
  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 muralis   
  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 muralis, Common Wall Lizard [English]   

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






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