Lizards of Europe


 

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Here a list of the Lizard species that I have seen so far, some species will also have photos of different subspecies.

 


Starred Agama - Laudakia stellio

Laudakia stellio, Kos, Greece, May 2009
Laudakia stellio, Kos, Greece, May 2009

Mediterranean Chameleon - Chamaeleo chamaeleon

African Chameleon - Chamaeleo africanus

Moorish Gecko - Tarentola mauritanica

Tarentola mauritanica, Sierra de Gredos, Spain, April 2011
Tarentola mauritanica, Sierra de Gredos, Spain, April 2011

Turkish Gecko - Hemidactylus turcicus

Hemidactylus turcicus, Sardinia, Italy, July 2012
Hemidactylus turcicus, Sardinia, Italy, July 2012

Kotschy’s Gecko - Mediodactylus kotschyi

Mediodactylus kotschyi, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012
Mediodactylus kotschyi, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012

European Leaf-toed Gecko - Euleptes europaea

Euleptes europaea, Sardinia, Italy, July 2012
Euleptes europaea, Sardinia, Italy, July 2012

Steppe Runner - Eremias arguta 

Eremias arguta, Danube delta, Romania, October 2014
Eremias arguta, Danube delta, Romania, October 2014

Spiny-footed Lizard - Acanthodactylus erythrurus

Acanthodactylus erythrurus, Segovia, Spain, October 2011
Acanthodactylus erythrurus, Segovia, Spain, October 2011

Algerian Psammodromus - Psammodromus algirus

Psammodromus algirus, Sierra de Gredos, Spain, April 2011
Psammodromus algirus, Sierra de Gredos, Spain, April 2011

Spanish Psammodromus - Psammodromus hispanicus s.s.

Psammodromus hispanicus, Calahorra, Spain, May 2012
Psammodromus hispanicus, Calahorra, Spain, May 2012

Edwards's Psammodromus - Psammodromus edwarsianus

Psammodromus edwarsianus, Torreilles plage, France, July 2011
Psammodromus edwarsianus, Torreilles plage, France, July 2011

Western Psammodromus - Psammodromus occidentalis

Psammodromus occidentalis, Sagres, Portugal, December 2012
Psammodromus occidentalis, Sagres, Portugal, December 2012

Snake-eyed Lacertid - Ophisops elegans

Ophisops elegans, Thrace, Greece, may 2013
Ophisops elegans, Thrace, Greece, may 2013

Tyrrhenian Algyroides - Algyroides fitzingeri

Algyroides fitzingeri, Sardinia, Italy, July 2012
Algyroides fitzingeri, Sardinia, Italy, July 2012

Spanish Algyroides - Algyroides marchi

Algyroides marchi, Sierra de Cazorla, Spain, August 2014
Algyroides marchi, Sierra de Cazorla, Spain, August 2014

Greek Algyroides - Algyroides moreoticus

Algyroides moreoticus, Peloponnese, Greece, Oktober 2012
Algyroides moreoticus, Peloponnese, Greece, Oktober 2012

Dalmatian Algyroides - Algyroides nigropunctatus

Algyroides nigropunctatus, Krk, Croatia, May 2010
Algyroides nigropunctatus, Krk, Croatia, May 2010

Sand Lizard - Lacerta agilis


Western Green Lizard - Lacerta bilineata

Lacerta bilineata, La Brenne, France, August 2011
Lacerta bilineata, La Brenne, France, August 2011

Eastern Green Lizard - Lacerta viridis


Balkan Green Lizard - Lacerta trilineata


Schreiber’s Green Lizard - Lacerta schreiberi


Ocellated Lizard - Timon lepidus


Sierra Nevada Ocellated Lizard - Timon nevadensis

Timon nevadensis, juvenile, South East of Spain, May 2012
Timon nevadensis, juvenile, South East of Spain, May 2012

Aran Rock Lizard - Iberolacerta aranica

Iberolacerta aranica, Pyrenees, France, July 2011
Iberolacerta aranica, Pyrenees, France, July 2011

Aurelio's Rock Lizard - Iberolacerta aurelioi

Iberolacerta aurelioi, Pyrenees, France, August 2014
Iberolacerta aurelioi, Pyrenees, France, August 2014

Pyrenean Rock Lizard - Iberolacerta bonnali

Iberolacerta bonnali, Pyrenees, France, July 2011
Iberolacerta bonnali, Pyrenees, France, July 2011

Cyren’s Rock Lizard - Iberolacerta cyreni


Galan’s Rock Lizard - Iberolacerta galani

Iberolacerta galani, Montes de Leon, Spain, July 2014
Iberolacerta galani, Montes de Leon, Spain, July 2014

Peña de Francia Rock Lizard - Iberolacerta martinezricai


Iberian Rock Lizard - Iberolacerta monticola


Horvath’s Rock Lizard - Iberolacerta horvathi

Iberolacerta horvathi, Austria, July 2013
Iberolacerta horvathi, Austria, July 2013

Bedriaga’s Rock Lizard - Archaeolacerta bedriagae

Sharp-snouted (Rock) Lizard - Dalmatolacerta oxycephala

Dalmatolacerta oxycephala, Lovćen NP, Montenegro, July 2013
Dalmatolacerta oxycephala, Lovćen NP, Montenegro, July 2013

Mosor Rock Lizard - Dinarolacerta mosorensis

Dinarolacerta mosorensis, Durmitor NP, Montenegro, August 2013
Dinarolacerta mosorensis, Durmitor NP, Montenegro, August 2013

Prokletije Rock Lizard - Dinarolacerta montenegrina

Dinarolacerta montenegrina, Montenegro, August 2013
Dinarolacerta montenegrina, Montenegro, August 2013

Greek Rock Lizard - Hellenolacerta graeca

Hellenolacerta graeca, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012
Hellenolacerta graeca, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012

Meadow Lizard - Darevskia praticola

Darevskia praticola, Dadia forest, Greece, may 2013
Darevskia praticola, Dadia forest, Greece, may 2013

Common Wall Lizard - Podarcis muralis


Iberian Wall Lizard - Podarcis hispanicus sensu stricto

Podarcis hispanicus sensu stricto, Murcia, Spain, May 2012
Podarcis hispanicus sensu stricto, Murcia, Spain, May 2012

Iberian Wall Lizard - Podarcis guadarramae


Iberian Wall Lizard - Podarcis virescens

Podarcis virescens, Monchique, Portugal, December 2012
Podarcis virescens, Monchique, Portugal, December 2012

Catalonian Wall Lizard - Podarcis liolepis

Podarcis liolepis, Torreilles plage, France, July 2011
Podarcis liolepis, Torreilles plage, France, July 2011

Bocage’s Wall Lizard - Podarcis bocagei

Podarcis bocagei, Galicia, Spain, May 2012
Podarcis bocagei, Galicia, Spain, May 2012

Carbonell’s Wall Lizard - Podarcis carbonelli

Podarcis carbonelli, Algarve, Portugal, December 2012
Podarcis carbonelli, Algarve, Portugal, December 2012

Vaucher’s Wall Lizard - Podarcis vaucheri

Podarcis vaucheri, Huelva, Spain, December 2012
Podarcis vaucheri, Huelva, Spain, December 2012

Ibiza Wall Lizard - Podarcis pityusensis

Podarcis pityusensis, Mallorca, Spain, December 2014
Podarcis pityusensis, Mallorca, Spain, December 2014

Lilford's Wall Lizard - Podarcis lilfordi

Podarcis lilfordi jordansi,Illa Na Guardis, Mallorca, Spain, December 2014
Podarcis lilfordi jordansi,Illa Na Guardis, Mallorca, Spain, December 2014

Italian Wall Lizard - Podarcis siculus

Tyrrhenian Wall Lizard - Podarcis tiliguerta

Aeolian Wall Lizard - Podarcis raffonei

Podarcis raffonei, Scoglio Faraglione, Aeolian Islands, Italy, April 2014
Podarcis raffonei, Scoglio Faraglione, Aeolian Islands, Italy, April 2014

Sicilian Wall Lizard - Podarcis waglerianus

Podarcis waglerianus, Sicily, Italy, May 2014
Podarcis waglerianus, Sicily, Italy, May 2014

Maltese Wall Lizard - Podarcis filfolensis

Podarcis filfolensis, Valetta, Malta, December 2014
Podarcis filfolensis, Valetta, Malta, December 2014

Dalmatian Wall Lizard - Podarcis melisellensis

Milos Wall Lizard - Podarcis milensis

Podarcis milensis, Milos, Greece, April 2013
Podarcis milensis, Milos, Greece, April 2013

Cretan Wall Lizard - Podarcis cretensis

Podarcis cretensis, Crete, Greece, April 2013
Podarcis cretensis, Crete, Greece, April 2013

Balkan Wall Lizard - Podarcis tauricus

Podarcis tauricus, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012
Podarcis tauricus, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012

Peloponnese Wall Lizard - Podarcis peloponnesiacus

Podarcis peloponnesiacus, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012
Podarcis peloponnesiacus, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012

Erhard’s Wall Lizard - Podarcis erhardii

Podarcis erhardii livadiacus, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012
Podarcis erhardii livadiacus, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012

Viviparous Lizard - Zootoca vivipara

Madeira Wall Lizard - Teira dugesii

Teira dugesii, Lissabon, Portugal, July 2014
Teira dugesii, Lissabon, Portugal, July 2014

Moroccan Rock Lizard - Scelarcis perspicillata

Scelarcis perpicillata, Menorca, Spain, December 2014
Scelarcis perpicillata, Menorca, Spain, December 2014

Ocellated Skink - Chalcides ocellatus

Bedriaga’s Skink - Chalcides bedriagai

Italian Three-toed Skink - Chalcides chalcides

Chalcides chalcides vittatus, Sardinia, Italy, December 2013
Chalcides chalcides vittatus, Sardinia, Italy, December 2013

Iberian Three-toed Skink - Chalcides striatus

Chalcides striatus, Roussillon, France, July 2011
Chalcides striatus, Roussillon, France, July 2011

Snake-eyed Skink - Ablepharus kitaibelii

Ablepharus kitaibelii, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012
Ablepharus kitaibelii, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012

Limbless Skink - Ophiomorus punctatissimus

Ophiomorus punctatissimus, Peleponnese, Greece, October 2012
Ophiomorus punctatissimus, Peleponnese, Greece, October 2012

Glass Lizard - Pseudopus apodus

Slow Worm - Anguis fragilis

Anguis fragilis, Ardennes, Belgium, August 2010
Anguis fragilis, Ardennes, Belgium, August 2010

Eastern Slow Worm - Anguis colchica

Anguis colchica, Bulgaria, October 2014
Anguis colchica, Bulgaria, October 2014

Greek Slow Worm - Anguis graeca

Anguis graeca, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012
Anguis graeca, Peloponnese, Greece, October 2012

Peloponnese Slow Worm - Anguis cephallonica

Italian Slow Worm - Anguis veronensis

Anguis veronensis, Liguria, Italy, July 2012
Anguis veronensis, Liguria, Italy, July 2012

Iberian Worm Lizard - Blanus cinereus

Blanus cinereus, Sierra de Gredos, Spain, April 2011
Blanus cinereus, Sierra de Gredos, Spain, April 2011

Maria's Worm Lizard - Blanus mariae

Blanus mariae, Faro, Portugal, December 2012
Blanus mariae, Faro, Portugal, December 2012