Georgia and Northeastern Turkey. 

Species:

Darevskia adjarica  (DAREVSKY & EISELT, 1980)

Synonyms:

Darevskia parvula adjarica  (DAREVSKY & EISELT, 1980)

Common names:

Red-Belied Lizard (English)
Rotbauch-Felseidechse (German)

Types:

Holotype: ZISP 17740.1, male.
Paratypes: ZFMK, ZISP, MHNG, MHNB, SMF, MNH, NMW and NMNHU (formerly ZIK)

Terra Typica:

Abastumani, Grusinien, 41°44’N, 42°51’E, 1400 m above sea level.


Taxonomic notes:

Etymology: Named after the subspecies type locality.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Darevsky, I.S. & Eiselt, J. (1980) -  Neue Felseneidechsen (Reptilia: Lacertidae) aus dem Kaukasus und aus der Türkei. -  Amphibia-Reptilia, 1 (1): 29-40.    

  • Arribas, O.J. & Ilgaz, C. & Kumlutaş, Y. (2018) -  Reevaluation of the intraspecific variability in Darevskia parvula (Lantz & Cyren, 1913): an integrated approach using morphology, osteology and genetics (Squamata: Lacertidae) -  Zootaxa 4472 (1): 071–099    

  • Kurnaz, M. & Kutrup, B. & Hosseinian Yousefkhani, S.S. & Koç, H. & Bülbül, U. & Eroğlu, İ. (2019) -  Phylogeography of the red-bellied lizard, Darevskia parvula in Turkey. -  Mitochondrial DNA Part A, 30 (3): 556-566.