Italy (near Trieste), Croatian coast, including many offshore islands, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro and northwestern Albania. 

Subspecies:

Podarcis melisellensis fiumanus  (WERNER, 1891)

Synonyms:

Podarcis melisellensis curzolensis  (TADDEI, 1950)

Podarcis melisellensis bokicae  (RADOVANOVIC, 1956)

Podarcis melisellensis gigantea  (RADOVANOVIC, 1956)

Podarcis melisellensis plutonis  (RADOVANOVIC, 1959)

Podarcis melisellensis jidulae  (RADOVANOVIC, 1959)

Podarcis melisellensis thetidis  (RADOVANOVIC, 1959)

Podarcis melisellensis mikavicae  (RADOVANOVIC, 1959)

Podarcis melisellensis kornatica  (RADOVANOVIC, 1959)

Podarcis melisellensis aeoli  (RADOVANOVIC, 1959)

Podarcis melisellensis traguriana  (RADOVANOVIC, 1959)

Podarcis melisellensis lupa  (RADOVANOVIC, 1970)

Podarcis melisellensis caprina  (RADOVANOVIC, 1970)

Types:

Syntypes: BMNH 1946.9.3.83-85

Terra Typica:

Rijeka, NW Croatia.


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.   

  • Podnar, M. & Mayer, W. & Tvrftkovic, N. (2004) -  Mitochondrial phylogeography of the Dalmatian wall lizard, Podarcis melisellensis (Lacertidae). -  Organisms, Diversity & Evolution, 4: 307-317.