Lacertidae Lacertinae Podarcis siculus Podarcis tiliguerta
Podarcis tauricus (Pallas, 1814)
Balkan Wall Lizard, Crimean Wall Lizard

= Podarcis taurica (Pallas, 1814)

P. tauricus (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult (male) ssp. ionica (Lehrs, 1902), Biogradsko Jezero, Montenegro, September 1984
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

P. tauricus (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult (female) ssp. ionica (Lehrs, 1902), Ropa plains, Corfu, Greece, September 1997
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

P. tauricus (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult ssp. ionica (Lehrs, 1902), Parnon mountains, Arkadia, Greece, October 1999
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

P. tauricus (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult ssp. ionica (Lehrs, 1902), Kalogria, Achaia, Greece, April 2003
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

P. tauricus (© Matthew Wilson)

Adult ssp. ionica (Lehrs, 1902), Livathos, Kefallinia, Greece, May 2004
(Photo by Matthew Wilson)

P. tauricus (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult ssp. ionica (Lehrs, 1902), Kalogria, Achaia, Greece, April 2003
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

P. tauricus (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult (male) ssp. ionica (Lehrs, 1902), Lovcen National Park, Montenegro, June 2003
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

P. tauricus (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult ssp. taurica (Pallas, 1814), Baltata reserve, Dobrich, Bulgaria, May 1998
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

P. tauricus (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult (male) ssp. taurica (Pallas, 1814), Baltata reserve, Dobrich, Bulgaria, May 1998
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

P. tauricus (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult ssp. taurica (Pallas, 1814), Dadia Forest Reserve, Evros, Greece, April 2001
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

P. tauricus (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult ssp. taurica (Pallas, 1814), Dadia Forest Reserve, Evros, Greece, April 2001
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

P. tauricus (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult ssp. taurica (Pallas, 1814), Dadia Forest Reserve, Evros, Greece, April 2001
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

P. tauricus (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult ssp. taurica (Pallas, 1814), Dadia Forest Reserve, Evros, Greece, April 2001
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

P. tauricus (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult ssp. taurica (Pallas, 1814), Babadag Forest, Tulcea, Romania, April 2002
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

P. tauricus (© Matthew Wilson)

Adult, Ropa plains, Corfu, Greece, October 2003
(Photo by Matthew Wilson)

P. tauricus (© Matthew Wilson)

Adults (mating), Zervata, Kefallonia, Greece, May 2004
(Photo by Matthew Wilson)

P. tauricus (© Jeroen Speybroeck)

Adult (male), Nestos delta, Keramoti, Greece, May 1, 2004
(Photo by Jeroen Speybroeck, Herpetofauna of Europe)

P. tauricus (© Matthew Wilson)

Adult (male), Laganas, Zakynthos, Greece, May 2005
(Photo by Matthew Wilson)


Distribution:
South-west Ukraine, Crime Peninsula, Romania, south-east Hungary, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece (Epirus, Peloponnese and Ionian Islands, Thasopoulos Island), west Turkey (Thrakia and north-west Anatolia), Albania, south Moldova

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