Russia / Narrow strip of sea cliffs along the coast of the Black Sea from Anapa towards Golovinka. 

Species:

Darevskia szczerbaki  (LUKINA, 1963)

Synonyms:

Lacerta saxicola szczerbaki   LUKINA, 1963

Darevskia brauneri szczerbaki   MACCULLOCH et al., 2000

Darevskia szczerbaki   DORONIN et al., 2013

Common names:

Szczerbak‘s Lizard (English)
Ящерица Щербака (Russian)

Types:

Holotype: unlocated; paratypes: ZISP 17968, NMNH Re 2/1–2/90 (Doronin, 2012)

Terra Typica:

Type locality: Vysoky bereg (= Vysoky beach), Rocky cliff in City Anapa, Krasnodar Krai, Russia.


Taxonomic notes:

Comes in a nearly 100 km long coastal strip sympatric with D. brauneri before and was therefore separated as a separate species.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Lukina, G.P. (1963) -  Sistematičeskoje ploženije i biologija skalnoj jaščericy Lacerta saxicola Eversmann na sewerozapodnoj granice areala wida w predjelach kawkaza. -  Izvestiya Akademii Nauk Azerbajdžanskoj SSR, Baku, 6: 53-61.  

  • Tuniyev, B.S. & Tuniyev, S.B. (2012) -  On distribution and taxonomic status of Rock Lizards Darevskia brauneri szczerbaki (LUKINA, 1963) and D. b. darevskii (SZCZERBAK, 1962). -  Russian Journal of Hetrpetology, 19 (1): 10-22.     

  • Doronin, I.V. & Tuniyev, B.S. & Kukushkin, O.V. (2013) -  Differentiation and taxonomy of the rock lizards Darevskia (saxicola) complex (Sauria: Lacertidae) according to morphological and molecular analyses. -  Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, 317 (1): 54-84.  

    И.В. Доронин, Б.С. Туниев и О.В. Кукушкин (2013) -  Дифференциация и систематика скальных ящериц комплекса Darevskia (Saxicola) (Sauria: Lacertidae) по данным морфологического и молекулярного анализов. -  Труды Зоологического института РАН, 317 (1): 54-84.    

 
 

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Darevskia szczerbaki  © 2009 Igor Doronin