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Added: 6th May 2012 Description:
This photo was taken about 500 metres from the photo I put up on 28.04.12 along the shore of Lake Girdev. The lizard was found in a rock strewn area with grass interspersed and close to a water filled ditch teaming with frogs.
Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain. Notes: I have looked through the Reptile Database for Turkey and cannot find anything that matches the pictures above. As it is close to the other lizard (put up on 28.04.12)it could be an Oertzeni's Rock Lizard again but this one does look different from the Oertzeni's photos I have so far. Help would be appreciated.
Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be. Notes: I've been through all the possibilities for this observation and your previous one. There aren't many lacertids in this area, the others being the Balkan green lizard Lacerta trilineata and the snake-eyed lizard Ophisops elegans, both of which this is certainly not. The Hatay lizard Phoenicolacerta laevis which looks similar has been introduced in this area of Turkey, but is restricted to the coast. Therefore Oertzen's wall lizard is the only likely species. There are a few subspecies described which do vary a fair amount in appearance. From this area I think it would be Anatololacerta oertzeni budaki.
No interactions present.
Other observations of
Oertzen's Wall Lizard ( Anatololacerta oertzeni)