Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Reptilia > Order: Squamata > Family: Lacertidae > Genus: Lacerta > Species: Lacerta schreiberi

Schreiber's green lizard - Lacerta schreiberi Bedriaga, 1878

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Atlantic - Favourable
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 229 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
  • wetlands
May also occur in
  • rivers and lakes
  • sparsely vegetated land
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code 1259

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

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

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
ES0000003 Spain PICOS DE EUROPA Map
ES0000010 Spain SIERRA DE GUADARRAMA Map
ES0000054 Spain Somiedo Map
ES0000055 Spain Fuentes del Narcea y del Ibias Map
ES0000056 Spain Encinares del río Alberche y río Cofio Map
ES0000057 Spain Alto Lozoya Map
ES0000085 Spain Ribadeo Map
ES0000086 Spain Ría de Ortigueira e Ladrido Map
ES0000087 Spain Complexo intermareal Umia - O Grove, A Lanzada, punta Carreirón e lagoa Bodeira Map
ES0000093 Spain ZEPA Montes de Toledo Map
ES0000115 Spain HOCES DEL RÍO DURATÓN Map
ES0000116 Spain VALLE DE IRUELAS Map
ES0000118 Spain ARRIBES DEL DUERO Map
ES0000143 Spain Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel y Ría de Ajo Map
ES0000144 Spain Urdaibaiko itsasadarra / Ría de Urdaibai Map
ES0000164 Spain Sierra de Ayllón Map
ES0000176 Spain Costa da Morte (Norte) Map
ES0000185 Spain CERRO DE GUISANDO Map
ES0000186 Spain PINARES DEL BAJO ALBERCHE Map
ES0000198 Spain Liébana Map
ES0000203 Spain ALTOS DE BARAHONA Map
ES0000210 Spain ALTO SIL Map
ES0000248 Spain Desfiladero de la Hermida Map
ES0000249 Spain Sierra de Peña Sagra Map
ES0000250 Spain Sierra de Híjar Map
ES0000251 Spain Sierra del Cordel y cabeceras del Nansa y del Saja Map
ES0000258 Spain Costa de Ferrolterra - Valdoviño Map
ES0000313 Spain Complexo litoral de Corrubedo Map
ES0000315 Spain Ubiña-La Mesa Map
ES0000317 Spain Penarronda-Barayo Map
ES0000318 Spain Cabo Busto-Luanco Map
ES0000319 Spain Ría de Ribadesella-Ría de Tinamayor Map
ES0000355 Spain Hurdes Map
ES0000364 Spain OMAÑA Map
ES0000368 Spain Río Tajo Internacional y Riberos Map
ES0000370 Spain Sierra de Gata y Valle de las Pilas Map
ES0000372 Spain Costa da Mariña occidental Map
ES0000374 Spain Ancares Map
ES0000376 Spain Baixa Limia - Serra do Xurés Map
ES0000407 Spain Nacimiento del Río Gevora Map
ES0000421 Spain Embalse Gabriel y Galán Map
ES0000427 Spain Río y Pinares del Tietar Map
ES1110001 Spain Ortigueira - Mera Map
ES1110002 Spain Costa Ártabra Map
ES1110003 Spain Fragas do Eume Map
ES1110004 Spain Encoro de Abegondo - Cecebre Map
ES1110005 Spain Costa da Morte Map
ES1110006 Spain Complexo húmido de Corrubedo Map
ES1110007 Spain Betanzos - Mandeo Map
ES1110008 Spain Carnota - Monte Pindo Map
ES1110009 Spain Costa de Dexo Map
ES1110011 Spain Esteiro do Tambre Map
ES1110012 Spain Monte e lagoa de Louro Map
ES1110013 Spain Xubia - Castro Map
ES1110014 Spain Serra do Careón Map
ES1110015 Spain Río Anllóns Map
ES1110016 Spain Río Tambre Map
ES1120001 Spain Ancares - Courel Map
ES1120002 Spain Río Eo Map
ES1120003 Spain Parga - Ladra - Támoga Map
ES1120004 Spain A Marronda Map
ES1120006 Spain Carballido Map
ES1120007 Spain Cruzul - Agüeira Map
ES1120008 Spain Monte Faro Map
ES1120009 Spain Monte Maior Map
ES1120010 Spain Negueira Map
ES1120012 Spain Río Landro Map
ES1120013 Spain Río Ouro Map
ES1120015 Spain Serra do Xistral Map
ES1120016 Spain Río Cabe Map
ES1120017 Spain Costa da Mariña occidental Map
ES1130001 Spain Baixa Limia Map
ES1130002 Spain Macizo Central Map
ES1130003 Spain Bidueiral de Montederramo Map
ES1130004 Spain Pena Veidosa Map
ES1130005 Spain Río Támega Map
ES1130009 Spain Serra da Enciña da Lastra Map
ES1140001 Spain Sistema fluvial Ulla - Deza Map
ES1140002 Spain Río Lérez Map
ES1140003 Spain A Ramallosa Map
ES1140004 Spain Complexo Ons - O Grove Map
ES1140005 Spain Monte Aloia Map
ES1140006 Spain Río Tea Map
ES1140007 Spain Baixo Miño Map
ES1140009 Spain Cabo Udra Map
ES1140010 Spain Costa da Vela Map
ES1140011 Spain Gándaras de Budiño Map
ES1140013 Spain Serra do Candán Map
ES1140014 Spain Serra do Cando Map
ES1140015 Spain Sobreirais do Arnego Map
ES1140016 Spain Enseada de San Simón Map
ES1200001 Spain Picos de Europa (Asturias) Map
ES1200002 Spain Muniellos Map
ES1200008 Spain Redes Map
ES1200010 Spain Montovo-La Mesa Map
ES1200012 Spain Caldoveiro Map
ES1200014 Spain Sierra de los Lagos Map
ES1200022 Spain Playa de Vega Map
ES1200037 Spain Aller-Lena Map
ES1200039 Spain Cuencas Mineras Map
ES1200040 Spain Meandros del Nora Map
ES1200041 Spain Peña Manteca-Genestaza Map
ES1200042 Spain Sierra Plana de la Borbolla Map
ES1200043 Spain Sierra del Sueve Map
ES1200044 Spain Turbera de la Molina Map
ES1200046 Spain Valgrande Map
ES1200052 Spain Río Trubia Map
ES1300001 Spain Liébana Map
ES1300002 Spain Montaña oriental Map
ES1300003 Spain Rias occidentales y Duna de Oyambre Map
ES1300004 Spain Dunas de Liencres y Estuario del Pas Map
ES1300005 Spain Dunas del Puntal y Estuario del Miera Map
ES1300006 Spain Costa central y Ría de Ajo Map
ES1300007 Spain Marismas de Santoña, Victoria y Joyel Map
ES1300021 Spain Valles altos del Nansa y Saja y Alto Campoo Map
ES1300022 Spain Sierra del Escudo de Cabuérniga Map
ES2110009 Spain Gorbeia Map
ES2120003 Spain Izarraitz Map
ES2120017 Spain Jaizkibel Map
ES2130004 Spain Astondoko haremunak / Dunas de Astondo Map
ES2130008 Spain Urdaibaiko artadi kantauriarrak / Encinares cantábricos de Urdaibai Map
ES2130009 Spain Urkiola Map
ES4110002 Spain SIERRA DE GREDOS Map
ES4120012 Spain SIERRA DE LA DEMANDA Map
ES4120030 Spain MONTES OBARENES Map
ES4120036 Spain HOCES DEL ALTO EBRO Y RUDRÓN Map
ES4120089 Spain HOCES DEL ALTO EBRO Y RUDRÓN Map
ES4130003 Spain PICOS DE EUROPA EN CASTILLA Y LEÓN Map
ES4130010 Spain SIERRA DE LOS ANCARES Map
ES4130022 Spain MONTES AQUILANOS Map
ES4130024 Spain SIERRA DE LA CABRERA Map
ES4130035 Spain VALLE DE SAN EMILIANO Map
ES4130050 Spain MONTAÑA CENTRAL DE LEÓN Map
ES4130149 Spain OMAÑA Map
ES4140011 Spain FUENTES CARRIONAS Y FUENTE COBRE-MONTAÑA PALENTINA Map
ES4140027 Spain COVALAGUA Map
ES4150005 Spain LAS BATUECAS-SIERRA DE FRANCIA Map
ES4150006 Spain CANDELARIO Map
ES4150039 Spain QUILAMAS Map
ES4190009 Spain LAGO DE SANABRIA Y ALREDEDORES Map
ES4320039 Spain Sierra de las Villuercas y Valle del Guadarranque Map
ES6160006 Spain Sierras de Andújar Map
PTCON0001 Portugal Peneda/Gerês Map
PTCON0002 Portugal Montesinho/Nogueira Map
PTCON0019 Portugal Rio Minho Map
PTCON0020 Portugal Rio Lima Map
PTCON0024 Portugal Valongo Map
PTCON0037 Portugal Monchique Map
PTCON0039 Portugal Serra D'Arga Map
PTCON0040 Portugal Côrno do Bico Map
PTZPE0001 Portugal Estuários dos Rios Minho e Coura Map
PTZPE0002 Portugal Serra do Gerês Map
PTZPE0015 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
PTCON0055 Portugal Dunas de Mira, Gândara e Gafanhas Map
PTCON0051 Portugal Complexo do Açor Map
PTCON0012 Portugal Costa Sudoeste Map
ES4150126 Spain VALLE DEL CUERPO DE HOMBRE Map
ES4320037 Spain Sierra de Gata Map
ES4150032 Spain EL REBOLLAR Map
PTCON0026 Portugal Rio Vouga Map
ES3110005 Spain Cuenca del río Guadarrama Map
ES4190033 Spain SIERRA DE LA CULEBRA Map
ES4320069 Spain Río Esperaban Map
ES4310022 Spain Río Gevora Alto Map
ES4120094 Spain SIERRA DE LA TESLA-VALDIVIELSO Map
ES4150108 Spain QUILAMAS Map
ES4120092 Spain SIERRA DE LA DEMANDA Map
PTCON0004 Portugal Malcata Map
ES3110004 Spain Cuenca del río Manzanares Map
ES4320076 Spain Riveras de Gata y Acebo Map
ES4160109 Spain SIERRA DE GUADARRAMA Map
ES3110007 Spain Cuencas de los ríos Alberche y Cofio Map
ES4320031 Spain Río Tietar Map
PTCON0016 Portugal Cambarinho Map
ES4320029 Spain Río Ruecas Alto Map
ES4320011 Spain Las Hurdes Map
PTCON0028 Portugal Gardunha Map
PTCON0014 Portugal Serra da Estrela Map
ES4190105 Spain LAGO DE SANABRIA Y ALREDEDORES Map
ES1120014 Spain Canón do Sil Map
ES3110002 Spain Cuenca del río Lozoya y Sierra Norte Map
ES4320071 Spain Ríos Alagon y Jerte Map
ES4320002 Spain Cedillo y Río Tajo Internacional Map
PTCON0025 Portugal Montemuro Map
ES3110003 Spain Cuenca del río Guadalix Map
ES4150101 Spain CANDELARIO Map
PTCON0007 Portugal S. Mamede Map
ES4320013 Spain Granadilla Map
ES4110113 Spain CERRO DE GUISANDO Map
ES1130007 Spain Pena Trevinca Map
ES4320072 Spain Ríos Arrago y Tralgas Map
ES4150107 Spain LAS BATUECAS-SIERRA DE FRANCIA Map
ES4190110 Spain SIERRA DE LA CABRERA Map
ES4320038 Spain Sierra de Gredos y Valle del Jerte Map
ES4130117 Spain MONTES AQUILANOS Y SIERRA DE TELENO Map
ES4170141 Spain PINAR DE LOSANA Map
PTCON0003 Portugal Alvão/Marão Map
ES4110034 Spain SIERRA DE LA PARAMERA Y SERROTA Map
ES4160019 Spain SIERRA DE AYLLÓN Map
PTCON0045 Portugal Sicó/Alvaiázere Map
PTCON0005 Portugal Paul de Arzila Map
ES4140026 Spain LAS TUERCES Map
PTCON0008 Portugal Sintra/Cascais Map
ES6160008 Spain Cuencas del Rumblar, Guadalen y Guadalmena Map
ES4110020 Spain PINAR DE HOYOCASERO Map
PTCON0060 Portugal Serra da Lousã Map
ES4170148 Spain ALTOS DE BARAHONA Map
PTCON0027 Portugal Carregal do Sal Map
ES4320018 Spain Río Almonte Map
ES4110115 Spain VALLE DEL TIÉTAR Map
ES4110114 Spain PINARES DEL BAJO ALBERCHE Map
PTCON0046 Portugal Azabuxo-Leiria Map
ES4320070 Spain Río Guadalupejo Map
ES4320021 Spain Río Erjas Map
ES4110097 Spain CAMPO AZÁLVARO-PINARES DE PEGUERINOS Map
ES4150096 Spain ARRIBES DEL DUERO Map
ES4250005 Spain Montes de Toledo Map
PTCON0059 Portugal Rio Paiva Map
PTCON0047 Portugal Serras da Freita e Arada Map
ES1130008 Spain Pena Maseira Map
ES4320035 Spain Sierra de Cabezas de Aguila Map
ES0000437 Spain Pena Trevinca Map
ES1200016 Spain Ría del Eo Map
ES1200006 Spain Ría de Villaviciosa Map
ES1200009 Spain Ponga-Amieva Map
ES1200056 Spain Fuentes del Narcea, Degaña e Ibias Map
ES1200055 Spain Cabo Busto-Luanco Map
ES0000488 Spain ZEPA Sierra de Ayllón Map
PTZPE0003 Portugal Montesinho / Nogueira Map

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Iberische Smaragdeidechse German Gasc J.P. and al.
Iberisk smaragdfirben Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Lagarto de água Portuguese Gasc J.P. and al.
Lagarto verdinegro Spanish Gasc J.P. and al.
Lézard de Schreiber French EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Lézard vert d'Espagne French Gasc J.P. and al.
Schreiber's green lizard English Gasc J.P. and al.
Spaanse smaragdhagedis Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Synonym Author
Lacerta viridis var. gadovii Boulenger, 1884

Other resources

Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

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