Turkey: Northwestern Anatolia (north of Büyük Menderes river). Greece: Samos island (2). 

Subspecies:

Anatololacerta anatolica anatolica  (WERNER, 1900)

Synonyms:

Lacerta anatolica   WERNER, 1900

Lacerta anatolica aegaea   EISELT & SCHMIDTLER, 1986

Anatololacerta anatolica anatolica   MAYER, 2015

Anatololacerta anatolica aegaea   MAYER, 2015

Types:

Holotype (Lacerta anatolica): NMW 15120 (Collektion F. WERNER)
Holotype: (Lacerta anatolica aegaea ): ZSM 50/1983

Terra Typica:

Gökcekısık to the south of Eskişehir. “prope Köktsche Kissik, Asia minor centralis”.


Taxonomic notes:

The subspecies Lacerta anatolica aegaea (EISELT & SCHMIDTLER, 1986) from Samsundağ national park south of Kuşadası, validated by ÇETIN (2006), has been synonymized by BELLATI et al. (2015).

www.lacerta.de, 2019


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Werner, F. (1900) -  Beschreibung einer bisher noch unbekannter Eidechse aus Kleinasien Lacerta anatolica. -  Anzeiger / Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, 37: 269-271.  

  • Eiselt, J. & Schmidtler, J.F. (1986) -  Der Lacerta danfordi-Komplex (Reptilia: Lacertidae). -  Spixiana, München, 9 (3): 289-328.  

  • Çetin, T. (2006) -  Lacerta anatolica anatolica ve Lacerta anatolica aegaea alttrlerinin taksonomik ve sitogenetik incelenmesi. -  MSc thesis. Ege Universitesi Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü. 49 pp.     

  • Bellati, A. & Carranza, S. & Garcia-Porta, J. & Fasola, M. & Sindaco, R. (2015) -  Cryptic diversity within the Anatololacerta species complex (Squamata: Lacertidae) in the Anatolian Peninsula: Evidence from a multi-locus approach. -  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 82 (Part A): 219-233.    

  • Mayer, W. (2015) -  Die Taxa der Familie Lacertidae – eine kommentierte Liste. (Zuletzt aktualisiert am 04.07.2015). -  lacerta.de. 62 pp.