Western part of the Hyrcanian forest in the Golestan Province of Iran. 

Species:

Darevskia kamii  AHMADZADEH et al. 2013

Synonyms:

Lacerta chlorogaster   BOULENGER, 1908

Darevskia chlorogaster   ARRIBAS, 1997

Types:

Holotype: ZFMK 94118, adult male, 21 September 2012, O. Mozaffari. Paratypes. 2 males: Iran, Golestan Province, Aliabad Katol, 1978, J.M. Mangen (ZFMK 27143, 29255); 2 males, 1 female: Iran, Golestan Province, Gorgan, Kurdmichale (ZFMK 27364– 27366); 3 males, 5 females: Iran, Golestan Province, Gorgan, Naharkhoran, 1999–2000, J. Farkac (ZFMK 71545–71547, 74677–74678, 74680, 74682, 74683); 3 males: same data as holotype (ZFMK 94119–94120, 94172); 1 male, 2 females: Iran, Golestan Province, Loweh, 28 May 2010, F. Ahmadzadeh (ZFMK 94121–94122, 94212); 1 female: Iran, Golestan Province, Tan- grah, 28 May 2010, F. Ahmadzadeh (ZFMK 94123).

Terra Typica:

Golestan Province, Gorgan, Naharkhoran Forest (36° 46’ 33.61’’ N, 54° 27’ 48.01’’ E, 450 m elevation.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • 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.     

 
 

Iran

 
 
 
 
 

Darevskia kamii  © 2010 Omid Mozaffari