Jewelled Lizard

The Jewelled Lizard is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The Eyed Lizard, sometimes also known as the Jewelled Lizard is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular lacertids. It is certainly the largest of the European Lacertids, individuals over 800mms in length having been recorded. More

a beautiful jewelled lizard climbed up my arm, and settled in my hair for a sleep. It was very gentle, non threating. Its body was covered in jewells, in a pattern. It stayed in my hair until a large ... More

jewelled lizards which scurried away amongst the blossoms. Small flocks of merle, ubiquitous birds the size of blackbirds with the manners of a sparrow, squawked and shrilled in a continual bid for table scraps. More

Common names

Jaszczurka perłowa in Polish - polski
jeweled lizard in English - English
Jewelled Lizard in English - English
Llangardaix ocel·lat in Catalan - Català
Parelhagedis in Dutch - Nederlands
Perleidechse in German - Deutsch
Timon lepidus in Spanish - español

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Order : Squamata
Family : Lacertidae
Genus : Timon
Species : Timon lepidus
Authority : DAUDIN 1802