Northeastern Turkey and southwestern Georgia. 

Species:

Darevskia mixta  (MÉHELY, 1909)

Synonyms:

Lacerta composita   MÉHELY, 1909

Lacerta mixta  MÉHELY, 1909

Lacerta saxicola mixta   LANTZ & CYREN, 1936

Darevskia mixta   ARRIBAS, 1997

Darevskia mixta   DORONIN, 2018

Common names:

Ajarian lizard (English)
Bastardeidechse (German)
Аджарская ящерица (Russian)

Types:

Lectotype: SMF 12087, designated by R. Mertens 1967.

Terra Typica:

Abastumani, Republic of Georgia


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Méhely, L. (1909) -  Description of Darevskia caucasica. – In: “Materialien zu einer Systematik und Phylogenie der muralis-ähnlichen Lacerten”. -  Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis Hungarici, Budapest, 7 (2): 409-621.   

  • Uzzell, T. & Darevsky, I.S. (1975) -  Biochemical evidence for the hybrid origin of the parthenogenetic species of Lacerta saxicola complex (Sauria, Lacertidae) with a discussion of some ecological and evolutionary implications. -  Copeia, 1975 (2): 204-222.  

  • Bischoff, W. (2003) -  Die Eidechsenfauna Georgiens. Teil II. Die Gattung Darevskia. -  Die Eidechse, Bonn, 14 (3): 65-93.