Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Reptilia > Order: Squamata > Family: Anguidae > Genus: Pseudopus > Species: Pseudopus apodus

European glass lizard - Pseudopus apodus (Pallas, 1775)

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Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement

Distribution

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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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Regionally Extinct
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Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
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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

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
European glass lizard English Gasc J.P. and al.
Scheltopusik German Gasc J.P. and al.
Sheltopusik de Pallas French Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Ophisaurus apodus Mertens & Müller, 1928
Lacerta apus Gmelin, 1789
Sheltopusik didactylus Sannini & Latreille, 1802
Pseudopus serpentinus Merrem, 1812

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External data

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