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Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (www.repfocus.dk).
Latest update: December 31st, 2022.

Taxonomy of the family Lacertidae
Bibliography of the genus Iranolacerta
Biodiversity of the family Lacertidae


Persian Lizards

Persische Eidechsen

Persiske Firben

2007 Iranolacerta Arnold, Arribas & Carranza (type species: Lacerta brandtii De Fillipi 1863)
Contents: 2 species, of which 1 (50.0%) is endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: The species of this genus were previously included in Lacerta (e.g.; Arnold 1989). Some authors prefer to regard it as a subgenus of Lacerta (e.g., Sindaco & Jeremchenko 2008).
Distribution: Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkey.

Iranolacerta brandtii

Common Persian Lizard, Iranian Lizard

Gewöhnliche Persische Eidechse

Almindeligt Persisk Firben

1863 Lacerta brandtii De Fillipi
Iranolacerta brandtii Arnold, Arribas & Carranza 2007
2003 Lacerta brandtii esfahanica Nilson, Rastegar-Pouyani, Rastegar-Pouyani & Andren

Distribution: Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkey.

Iranolacerta zagrosica

Esfahan Lizard



1998 Lacerta zagrosica Rastegar-Pouyani & Nilson
Iranolacerta zagrosica Arnold, Arribas & Carranza 2007

Distribution: Iran.