Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Reptilia > Order: Squamata > Family: Lacertidae > Genus: Darevskia > Species: Darevskia praticola

Meadow lizard - Darevskia praticola (Eversmann, 1834)

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Threat status Europe Near Threatened (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 6261


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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
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EU conservation status

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Legal status

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Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) (All species of Reptiles not included in Annex II)

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Kaukasische Wieseneidechse German Gasc J.P. and al.
Lézard des prairies French Gasc J.P. and al.
Meadow lizard English Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Lacerta praticola Eversmann, 1834
Lacerta vivipara stenolepis Nikolsky, 1911
Lacerta colchica Nikolsky, 1915
Lacerta praticola hungarica Sobolevsky, 1930
Lacerta plicata Bartenjev & Reznikova, 1931

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