Northern Italy, Southern Switzerland (Ticino) and Slovenia (Istria), northwestern Croatia and Germany (Oberaudorf). Introduced to: Austria (Linz and Klosterneuburg, Vorarlberg), Germany, United Kingdom (Devon, Dorset and Isle of Wight),Canada (Vancouver Iceland), USA (Cincinnati and adjacent parts of Kentucky, Indiana: Clarksville, Falls of the Ohio State Park).

Subspecies:

Podarcis muralis maculiventris  (WERNER, 1891)

Types:

NMW 16098 (male)

Terra Typica:

Triest.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Werner, F. (1891) -  Description Podarcis melisellensis lissana; P. m. fiumana.  -  In “Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Repilien und Amphibien von Istrien und Dalmatien”. - Verhandlungen der kaiserlich-königlichen zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 41 : 751-765.