Atlantic Lizard

The Atlantic Lizard is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Atlantic Lizard (Gallotia atlantica) is a species of lizard in the Lacertidae family. It is endemic to Spain. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rocky areas, rocky shores, sandy shores, arable land, pastureland, and rural gardens. More

Lacertid Lizard or Atlantic Lizard, Gallotia atlantica (notice that the spots are more blueish, like Tenerife samples compared to the more regular greenish). More

for shops in Aurinaga(sp?), a place where the Atlantic Lizard was introduced. I hate shopping so I scooted down to a bit of wasteland I noticed a few blocks down from where the coach was parked. More

by lomiThe most common species is the Atlantic Lizard which can be anything from an inch to 10 inches in length. You may see them on some beaches, they can become quite tame. More

Common names

Atlantic Lizard in English - English

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Order : Squamata
Family : Lacertidae
Genus : Gallotia
Species : Gallotia atlantica
Authority : PETERS & DORIA 1882