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Common Wall Lizard (Podarcis muralis)

Observed: 17th May 2011 By: hydrurga
Common Wall Lizard (Podarcis muralis)
Description:

2 ids, 2 comments.

Identifications
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Comments

Masked Marvel's picture

It is very similar to

It is very similar to Horvath's rock lizard but just outside of the known range. Also Horvarth's Rock lizard has a beige coloured iris, this lizard has a coppery-red iris which is typical of common wall lizards in this area. Horvarth's rock lizards also typically have a shorter head.

It would be of the subspecies Podarcis muralis muralis.

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Thanks Masked Marvel

Your identification has also now been backed up by someone with local knowledge in Slovenia.