Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Reptilia > Order: Squamata > Family: Lacertidae > Genus: Algyroides > Species: Algyroides moreoticus

Greek algyroides - Algyroides moreoticus Bibron & Bory St. Vincent, 1833

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Unknown
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • heathland and shrub
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 1258


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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IUCN Red List Category
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Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Algiroide greco Italian Gasc J.P. and al.
Algyroïde du Péloponnèse French Gasc J.P. and al.
Greek algyroides English Gasc J.P. and al.
Peloponnesische Kieleidechse German Gasc J.P. and al.
No synonyms available.

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
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External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-07-31 Greece Habitats Directive Article 17 29_12_2014 submission GR GR_species_reports-15723-10453.xml
2008-02-21 Greece Hellas Species questionnaire for Algyroides moreoticus
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