Western Green Lizard

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

Western Green Lizard is in green (Eastern Green Lizard is in blue) The Western Green Lizard (Lacerta bilineata) is a species of lizard in the Lacertidae family. More

The Western green lizard (right) is a little bigger than the wall lizard. It is native to Jersey but a non-native population has been established on cliff tops in Bournemouth. More

queen is the very rare western green lizard which grows to proud 40 centimetres. It is found primarily in southern countries. In Germany, some animals are said to survive in protected areas along the river Rhine, in particular in the area of Kaiserstuhl mountain. More

The Western green lizard lizard was first described by Daudin in 1802, the scientific name of this species is Lacerta bilineata, formally part of Lacerta virids until recently. Lacerta from Latin meaning lizard. More

The Western Green Lizard is found in southern Europe, from Portugal to the Italian Alps, while the Eastern Green Lizard lives in Germany, the Balkans and the southern Ukraine. More

One of the Old World Lacertidae is the western green lizard that has been seperated from the common green lizard Lacerta viridis. The western green lizard is found from Northern Portugal and down in Italy. It lives all the way around the Alpes. More

Common names

Lacerta bilineata in Spanish - español
Lluert in Catalan - Català
Western Green Lizard in English - English
Westliche Smaradgeidechse in German - Deutsch

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Order : Squamata
Family : Lacertidae
Genus : Lacerta
Species : Lacerta bilineata
Authority : DAUDIN 1802