Russia / South-East of Chechnya and Ingushetia (5 - 7 km east to the Verkhniy Alkun settlement). 


Darevskia caucasica vedenica  (DAREVSKY & ROITBERG 1999)


Holotype: ZISP 17744 (1). Russian Federation, Chechnya, Vedensky District, 1 km south of the of Vedeno Village, rock faces along the road Vedeno-Kharachoi (= Khоrachoi), 42°57 ́N 46°07 ́E, 14.08.1963. Coll.: И.С. Даревский

Terra Typica:

Southern slopes and foothills of the Andiiskii ridge, Chechen Republic, probably adjacent territories of Daghestan. Type locality: 1 km south of Vedeno rock faces along the road Vedeno -Kharochoi) SE Chechen Republic.

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Darevsky, I.S. & Roitberg, E.S. (1999) -  A new subspecies of the Rock lizard Lacerta caucasica (Sauria, Lacertidae) from the South-East of Chechen Republic on the Caucasus. -  Russian Journal of Herpetology, Moscow, 6 (3): 209-214.    




Darevskia caucasica vedenica  © 2012 Igor Doronin