Northwestern Turkey. 

Species:

Darevskia bithynica  (MÉHELY, 1909)

Subspecies (2):

Darevskia bithynica bithynica  (MÉHELY, 1909)

Darevskia bithynica tristis  (LANTZ & CYRÉN, 1936)

Common names:

Grusinische Eidechse (German)
Kielschwanz-Felseidechse (German)

Types:

bithynica: Holotype: MZUT (Museo ed Istituto di Zoologia Sistematica, Torino) 2737:1
Lectotype: ZISP 17128, designated by DORONIN 2017.

tristis: Lectotype: GNM 2481 (Göteborg Museum), designated by DAREVSKY 1967.

Terra Typica:

bithynica: Type locality: “Bithynischer Olymp bei Brussa”; “Amasia (Klein-Asien)”; lectotype locality: Turkey, Bursa Province, Mountain Bithynian Olympus (= Uludağ) in vicinity of Bursa (= Prusa), 1600 m asl, 40°09 ́N 29°07 ́E.

tristis: Lectotype locality: Turkey, Sakarya Provinz, Ravine Lafaka Dere (= Lafakr-Dere, Maden Deresi?), fide Doronin 2017


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Méhely, L. (1909) -  Materialien zu einer Systematik und Phylogenie der Muralis-ähnlichen Lacerten. -  Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici, Budapest, 7: 409-621  

  • Arribas, O.J. & Ilgar, C. & Kumlutaş, Y. & Durmus, S.H. & Avci, A. & Üzüm, N. (2013) -  External morphology and osteology of Darevskia rudis (Bedriaga, 1886), with a taxonomic revision of the Pontic and Small-Caucasus populations (Squamata: Lacertidae).  -  Zootaxa, 3626 (54): 401-428.     

 
 

Turkey

 
 
 
 

Darevskia bithynica: 7  pictures (see subspecies level)

 
 
 

Darevskia bithynica tristis  © 2005 Konstantin Milto