Iran / Only known from the type locality at Gole-Loweh, in northeastern Iran. 

Species:

Darevskia steineri  (EISELT, 1995)

Synonyms:

Lacerta steineri  EISELT, 1995

Common names:

Steiner’s Felseidechse (German)
Steiner’s Lacerta (English)

Types:

Holotype: NMW 33715, adult male.

Terra Typica:

Gole-Loweh bei Minou-dasht (37° 20` 53` N, 55°40’ `28`E), SE Gonbad-e-Gavous, NE-Iran.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Eiselt, J. (1995) -  Description Darevskia steineri. -  In: “Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Archaeolacerten (sensu Mehely, 1909) des Iran (Squamata: Sauria: Lacertidae)”. Herpetozoa, 8 (1-2): 59-72.   

  • Ahmadzadeh, F. & Flecks, M. & Carretero, M.A. & Mozaffari, O. & Böhme, W. & Harris, D.J. & Freitas, S. & Rödder, D. (2013) -  Cryptic speciation patterns in Iranian Rock Lizards uncovered by integrative taxonomy. -  PLoS ONE 8 (12): e80563.     

 
 

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Darevskia steineri  © 2012 Omid Mozaffari