Sand lizard - Lacerta agilis Linnaeus, 1758
|Threat status Europe
|Least Concern (IUCN)
|EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
|Most preferred habitats
|May also occur in
|Natura 2000 species code
Threat and conservation status
IUCN Red List status of threatened species
The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.
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 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.
Mentioned in the following international legal instruments and agreements
|Council Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora - consolidated version 01/01/2007 (EU Habitats Directive)
|Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention)
Common names and synonyms
|Global Biodiversity Information Facility
|Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
|Interagency Taxonomic Information System
|National Center for Biotechnology Information
|Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
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