Spanish Psammodromus

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

The Spanish Psammodromus (Psammodromus hispanicus) is a species of lizard in the Lacertidae family. It is found in France, Portugal, and Spain. Its natural habitats are Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, temperate grassland, sandy shores, arable land, pastureland, and rural gardens. More

Spanish Psammodromus, near Jijona, southern Spain really, really old house in Antalya, southern Turkey Kursunlu waterfall, southern Turkey Kursunlu cascades in the woods, southern Turkey More

Beatiful Spanish Psammodromus, I was very happy to find this one We went on. Under a stone I found an evil looking Yellow Scorpion, we spotted several species of birds of prey and of course numerous Large Psammodromus, Psammodromus algirus. More

The Spanish Psammodromus was first described by Fitzinger in 1826, the scientific name of this species is Psammodromus hispanicus. Psammodromus from Greek meaning 'snad' and 'to run'. Hispanicus from Latin meaning 'from Spain'. More

Spanish Psammodromus, together with Common Toad and Vaucher More

We were also surprised by finding Spanish psammodromus in the meadows of the valley below the scenic village of Grazalema. More

Common names

Psammodromus hispanicus in Spanish - español
Sargantana corredora in Catalan - Català
Spanischer Sandlaufer in German - Deutsch
Spanish Psammodromus in English - English

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Order : Squamata
Family : Lacertidae
Genus : Psammodromus
Species : Psammodromus hispanicus
Authority : FITZINGER 1826