A New Record of Iranolacerta brandtii (De Filippi, 1863) (Sauria: Lacertidae) in Eastern Anatolia, Turkey

Aziz Avcı, Çetin Ilgaz, Emin Bozkurt, Nazan Üzüm, Kurtuluş Olgun


The distribution of Iranolacerta brandtii previously was limited to the Iran. A new locality is reported here in eastern Turkey. Data based on meristic pholidosis characters, metric measurements and color-patter features of the specimens from eastern Turkey were given in detail and compared with data given in the previous literature. In addition, the first record of Iranolacerta brandtii from outside of Iran is reported here.


Iranolacerta brandtii; distribution; morphology; Turkey

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2015-22-1-68-74


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