Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Reptilia > Order: Squamata > Family: Lacertidae > Genus: Zootoca > Species: Zootoca vivipara > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Zootoca vivipara pannonica Lac & Kluch, 1968

Common lizard - Zootoca vivipara (Jacquin, 1787)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 sites 1 are designated for this species
Natura 2000 species code 5910


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
BE32032C0 Belgium Forêts de Rance Map

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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
Bergeidechse German Gasc J.P. and al.
Common lizard English Gasc J.P. and al.
Lagartija de turbera Spanish Gasc J.P. and al.
Lézard vivipare French Gasc J.P. and al.
Viviparous lizard English Gasc J.P. and al.
Waldeidechse German Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Lacerta vivipara Jacquin, 1787
Lacerta crocea Wolf, 1805
Zootoca guerin Cocteau, 1835

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