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        May 10, 2021
  • Cortes, J.E. (1984) -  The ecology of lacertids at Gibraltar. -  PhD Thesis, Univ. Oxford. 445 pp.   

  • Maier, A.R.M. & Cadar, A.M. (2021) -  Between mountains and plains: a new distribution record of Darevskia praticola (Eversmann, 1834) in south-western Romania (Squamata, Lacertidae). -  Herpetology Notes, volume 14: 431-433.   

  • Buttle, D. (1987) -  Observations on some of the herpetofauna of the Peloponnese. -  British Herpet. Soc. Bull., 20: 22-28.  

        May 9, 2021
  • Spangenberg, V. & Arakelyan, M. & Galoyan, E. & Martirosyan, I. & Bogomazova, A. & Martynova, E. & Bello Cioffi, M. de & Liehr, T. & Al-Rikabi, A. & Osipov, F. & Petrosyan, V. & Kolomiets, O. (2021) -  Meiotic synapsis of homeologous chromosomes and mismatch repair protein detection in the parthenogenetic rock lizard Darevskia unisexualis.  -  Molecular Reproduction & Development, 88 (2): 119-127.   

  • Koeppen, F.T. (1883) -  Zur Herpetologie der Krim. -  In: Beiträge zur Kenntniss des Russischen Reichs und der angrenzenden Länder Asiens.- Helmersen & Schrenck (St.-Petersburg) 2 (6): 63-97.   

  • Tuniyev, B.S. & Koval, A.G. & Vargovitsh, R.S. (2021) -  Amphibians and reptiles in the caves of the Greater Caucasus. -  Nature Conservation Research.2021. 6 (1) https://dx.doi.org/10.24189/ncr. 2021.010    

        May 8, 2021
  • Turrisi, G.F. & Vaccaro, A. (2003) -  Anfibi e Rettili del Monte Etna (Sicilia orientale). -  Bool. Acc. Gioenia Sci. Nat. 36(363): 5-103.  

  • Zander, A. (1894) -  Über die hiesigen Eidechsen. -  Korrespondenzblatt des Naturforscher-Vereins zu Riga, XXXVII: 63-64.  

  • Sciberras, A. (2005) -  Reptiles, our scaly friends. -  The Malta Independent 22.10.2005 page 6.   

        May 7, 2021
  • Garin-Barrio, I. & Blanco, Y. & Cabido, C. & Carretero, M.A. & Fernández-Arrieta, A. & Izagirre-Egana, A. & López-Aizpuru, J. & Mandiola, E. & Oskyrko, O. & Silva-Rocha, I. (2020) -  Introducción reciente de Podarcis sicula en dos enclaves costeros del País Vasco. -  Bol. Asoc. Herpetol. Esp., 31 (2): 181-186.   

  • Yildirim, E. & Arribas, O. & Kumlutas, Y. & Ilgaz, C. (2019) -  Comparative skeletal osteology of Darevskia parvula (Lantz & Cyren, 1913) and Darevskia adjarica (Darevsky & Eiselt, 1980) (Squamata: Lacertidae). -  J. BRAUN Inst. Sci., Technol., 21 (2): 777-790.    

  • Eksilmez, H. & Altunisik, A. (2020) -  Life-history traits in a population of the Artvin lizard, Darevskia derjugini. -  2nd International Symposium on Biodiversity Research, Rize, Türkiye, 18 - 20 Kasım 2020, pp.275.     

  • 3 new pictures of  Lacerta strigata  EICHWALD, 1831  from  Russia. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Darevskia pontica  (LANTZ & CYRÉN, 1918)  from  Russia. (wild)

  • 4 new pictures of  Eremias velox velox  (PALLAS, 1771)  from  Russia. (wild)

        May 6, 2021
  • Candan, K. & Gül, S. & Kumlutas, Y. & Yildirim Caynak, E. & Ilgaz, C. (2020) -  New Locality Record of the Red-Bellied Lizard, Darevskia parvula (Lantz & Cyrén, 1913) s.l., from eastern Anatolia, Turkey. -  Journal of the Instituteof Science and Technology, 10 (4): 2400-2405.    

  • Sciberras, A. & Schembri, E. (2005) -  A Glimpse of Maltese Fauna. -  Calendar2006. MCAST publications.   

  • Laus, B. & Jelic, D. & Buric, I. & Kolaric, A. & Koren, T. (2012) -  Distribution and Conservation of Batrachofauna and Herpetofauna of the Zrmanja River catchment area. -  Hyla, 2012 (2): 3-17.     

  • 1 new picture of  Lacerta trilineata trilineata  BEDRIAGA, 1886  from  Greece / Kithira island. (wild)

        May 5, 2021
  • Borg, J.P. ter (2021) -  Een naam voor een onbekende muurhagedis uit Spanje (Podarcis hispanicus complex). -  Lacerta, 79 (1): 44-50.   

  • Grosse, W.-R. (2009) -  Verbreitung der Kriechtiere (Reptilia) in der Stadt Leipzig (Sachsen). -  Jschr. Feldherpetol. u. Ichthyofaunistik Sachsen 11: 47-75.   


  • Mamin, A. & A. Le Bail

    Evidence of active hunting on a common mouse, Mus musculus, by Gallotia stehlini.

  • 1 new picture of  Eremias kopetdaghica  SZCZERBAK, 1972  from  Iran. (wild)

        May 4, 2021
  • Falaschi, M. (2021) -  Phenology and temperature are the main drivers shaping the detection probability of the common wall lizard. -  Amphibia-Reptilia (2021) DOI:10.1163/15685381-bja10051 (early view) 7 pp.     

  • Haferland, H.-J. (2012) -  Artenlisten der Lurche und Kriechtiere des Nationalparks Unteres Odertal. -  Nationalpark-Jahrbuch Unteres Odertal (9): 146-153.     

  • Kirchhof, S. & Hipsley, C.A. & Corl, A. & Dell`Mour, H. & Müller, J. (2014) -  Geographical distribution. Pedioplanis undata (Smith, 1838) Western San Lizard. -  African Herp News, 61: 30-33.  

  • 2 new pictures of  Lacerta bilineata bilineata  DAUDIN, 1802  from  Switzerland. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Zootoca vivipara vivipara  (LICHTENSTEIN, 1823)  from  Switzerland. (wild)

        May 3, 2021
  • Bruekers, J. (2021) -  Enkele waarnemingen aan de Langstaarthagedis (Takydromus sexlineatus) op Bali (Indonesië). -  Lacerta 79 (1): 16-23.   

  • Özkan, H. & Bülbül, U. (2021) -  The Winter Activity of the Endemic Lizard Species, Anatololacerta danfordi (Günther, 1876). -  Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology, 11 (1): 99-105.     

  • 1 new picture of  Pseuderemias mucronata  (BLANFORD, 1870)  from  Somalia. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Eremias multiocellata multiocellata  GÜNTHER, 1872  from  Mongolia. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Acanthodactylus boskianus asper  (AUDOUIN, 1829)  from  Yemen. (wild)

        May 2, 2021
  • Bischoff, W. & Zawadzki, M. (2021) -  In der Verlängerung - die Zauneidechse ist auch das `Reptil des Jahres 2021` -  Die Eidechse, Magdeburg/Hamburg, 32 (1): 1-2.  

  • Schlüpmann, M. (2021) -  Mauereidechsen (Podarcis muralis) - was fördert ihre Ausbreitung? -  Die Eidechse, Magdeburg/Hamburg, 32 (1): 3-11.  

  • Beck, J. (2021) -  Die Griechische Spitzkopfeidechse, Hellenolacerta graeca (BEDRIAGA, 1886) - Haltung und Nachzucht im Terrarium -  Die Eidechse, Magdeburg/Hamburg, 32 (1): 12-20.  

  • Zill, M. (2021) -  Meine Erfahrungen bei der Haltung und Zucht von Lacerta pamphylica SCHMIDTLER, 1975 -  Die Eidechse, Magdeburg/Hamburg, 32 (1): 21-26.  

  • Hammon, U. (2021) -  Anfängerglück - Meine erste Überwinterung von juvenilen Mauereidechsen -  Die Eidechse, Magdeburg/Hamburg, 32 (1): 27-28.  

  • Hepp, A. (2021) -  Karstläufer bei der Nahrungsaufnahme -  Die Eidechse, Magdeburg/Hamburg, 32 (1): 29-31.  

  • 1 new picture of  Acanthodactylus arabicus  BOULENGER, 1918  from  Yemen. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Mesalina arnoldi  SINDACO et al., 2018  from  Yemen. (wild)

        May 1, 2021
  • Stepanek, O. (1934) -  Sur l´Herpétologie de l´Ile de Crête. -  Sb. Zool. Od. Nár. Mus. Praze, 1: 7-10. (in Tschechisch)  

  • Goyens, J. & Jorissen, C. & Mancini, L. (2021) -  Directional differences in head stabilisation in Acanthodactylus pardalis lizards. -  Journal of Biomechanics, 121, 110418 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2021.110418  

  • Stender, E. (1902) -  Eine zweischwänzige Bergeidechse. -  Nerthus, 4: 41-42.   

  • 1 new picture of  Podarcis muralis  (LAURENTI, 1768)  from  Montenegro. (wild)

        April 30, 2021
  • Mulder, J. (2021) -  Note on the Endemic Status of Harran Fringe-fingered Lizard, Acanthodactylus harranensis Baran, Kumlutaş, Lanza, Sindaco, Ilgaz, Avcı, & Crucitti, 2005. -  Commagene Journal of Biology, .5(1), xxx-xxx. (in Türkisch)     

  • Bassitta, M. & Brown, R.P. & Perez-Cembranos, A. & Pérez-Mellado, V. & Castro, J.A. & Picornell, A. & Ramon, C. (2021) -  Genomic signatures of drift and selection driven by predation and human pressure in an insular lizard.  -  Scientific Reports 11:6136, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-85591-x; 13 pp.     

  • Ferri, V. (1993) -  L`erpetofauna della Val di Non (Trentino occidentale, Trento). -  Studi Trentini di Scienze Naturali Vol. 68 (1991) Acta Biologica: 318-348.     

        April 29, 2021
  • Companyo, L. (1863) -  Histoire Naturelle Pyrenées Orientales – Tome III Reptiles. -  Histoire Naturelle Pyrenées Orientales – Tome III Reptiles. Alzine, Perpignan: 281-344.   

  • Zavattari, E. (1929) -  Anfibi e Rettili. -  In: Ghigi, A. (ed.): Ricerche faunistiche nelle isole italiane dell`Egeo. - Arch. zool. Torino 13: 31-36.  

  • Fons, R. (1975) -  Les reptiles des Pyrenees-Orientales et leur repartition Centre d`écologie méditerranéenne. -  Banyuls-sur-Mer. 15 pp.   

  • 1 new picture of  Meroles suborbitalis  (PETERS, 1869)  from  South Africa. (wild)

        April 28, 2021
        April 27, 2021
  • Gewily, D.I. & Mahmoud, F.A. & Saber, S.A. & El Salkh, B.A: & El-Dahshan, A.A. & Abumandour, M.M.A. & Kandyel, R.M. & Gadel-Rab, A.G. (2021) -  Ultrastructural comparison between the tongue of two reptilian species endemic in Egyptian fauna; Bosc`s fringe‐toed lizard Acanthodactylus boskianus and Sinai fan‐fingered gecko Ptyodactylus guttatus.  -  Microscopy Reserach & Technique, 2021, https://doi.org/10.1002/jemt.23753 (early view).     

  • Behnke-Borowczyk, J. & Kurcewski, R. & Gwiazdowicz, D.J. (2021) -  Sand Lizards Lacerta agilis Linaeus, 1758 (Lacertidae) as Hosts for Tick-borne Pathogens in the Wielkopolska National Park, Poland. -  Acta Zool. Bulg., in press; 6 pp.     

  • Malkmus, R. (1979) -  Zur Faunistik und Ökologie der Amphibien und Reptilien in der Serra de Sintra Portugal. -  Nachrichten des Naturwissenschaftlichen Museum Aschaffenburg, 88: 1-55.   

  • 1 new picture of  Zootoca vivipara vivipara  (LICHTENSTEIN, 1823)  from  United Kingdom. (wild)

  • 2 new pictures of  Pedioplanis namaquensis  (DUMÉRIL & BIBRON, 1839)  from  South Africa. (wild)

        April 26, 2021
  • Grosse, W.-R. & Seyring, M. (2018) -  Arbeitsatlas zur Erfassung der Lurche und Kriechtiere in Sachsen-Anhalt. -  Halle (Saale): 63 S.   

  • Barateli, N. & Tarknishvilii, D. & Iankoshvili, G. & Kokiashvili, L. & Dvali, N. & Janiashvili, Z. (2021) -  Fine-scale analysis of habitat occupancy by Kura lizard (Darevskia portschinskii) and its daughter parthenogenetic form (Darevskia dahli). -  Herpetozoa 34: 71-81.     

  • Sinety, A.A.M.E. Compte de (1855) -  Notes pour servir à la Faune du departement de Seine-et-Marne – Reptiles. -  Revue Mag. Zool. 1855 (2) 7 : 129-137.  

  • 1 new picture of  Lacerta agilis argus  (LAURENTI, 1768)  from  Germany / Bavaria / Middle Franconia. (wild)

  • 2 new pictures of  Heliobolus lugubris  (A. SMITH, 1838)  from  South Africa. (wild)

  • 2 new pictures of  Meroles suborbitalis  (PETERS, 1869)  from  South Africa. (wild)

        April 25, 2021
  • Lewylle, I. & Poel, S. van de & Speybroeck, J. & Vandebosch, B. & Engelen, P. & Doorn, L. can & Wyns, F. & Jooris, R. & Lambrechts, J. & Moysons, P. & Vandeberghe, T. & Verbelen, D. & Damen, G. & Nijs, G. & Catthoor, G. & Haute, C. van den (2018) -  Atlas amfibieën en reptielen van de provincie Vlaams-Brabant. Een atlas van de herpetofauna met focus op veranderingen qua verspreiding doorheen de tijd en relatieve dichtheden. -  Rapport Natuurpunt Studie 2017/25, Mechelen. 201 pp.     

  • Schmidt, J. (1985) -  Die Herpetofauna des Stadtgebietes von Saarbrücken. -  Faunistisch-floristische Notizen aus dem Saarland, 17 (4): 377-400.     

  • Doré, R. (1983) -  Quelques observations sur la répartition des reptiles et batraciens en Ile de France. -  Bull. Soc. Herp. Fr., 27: 45-49.   

  • 3 new pictures of  Lacerta agilis argus  (LAURENTI, 1768)  from  Germany / Bavaria / Middle Franconia. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Lacerta agilis argus  (LAURENTI, 1768)  from  Poland. (wild)

        April 24, 2021
  • Childers, J.L. & Kirchhof, S. & Bauer, A.M. (2021) -  Lizards of a different stripe: phylogenetics of the Pedioplanis undata species complex (Squamata, Lacertidae), with the description of two new species. -  Zoosystematics and Evolution, 97 (1): 249–272.    

  • 4 new pictures of  Pedioplanis branchi  CHILDERS & KIRCHHOF & BAUER, 2021  from  Namibia. (wild)

  • 3 new pictures of  Pedioplanis mayeri  CHILDERS & KIRCHHOF & BAUER, 2021  from  Namibia. (wild)

        April 23, 2021
  • Kurnaz, M. & Şahin, M.K. (2021) -  Contribution to the taxonomic knowledge of Acanthodactylus (Squamata, Lacertidae): Description of a new lacertid lizard species from Eastern Anatolia, Turkey -  Journal of Wildlife and Biodiversity.    

  • Landesamt für Umweltschutz Sachsen-Anhalt (2016) -  Die Lurche und Kriechtiere des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt. -  Natura 2000. - https://lau.sachsen-anhalt.de/fileadmin/Bibliothek/Politik_und_Verwaltung/MLU/LAU/Wir_ueber _uns/Veranstaltungen/Archiv/2016/Dateien/Die_Lurche_und_Kriechtiere_Sachsen-Anhalts_komplett_final.pdf  

  • Kirchhof, S. & Lyra, M.L. & Rodriguez, A. & Ineich, I. & Müller, J. & Rödel, M.-O. & Trape, J.-F. & Vences, M. & Boissinot, S. (2021) -  Mitogenome analyses elucidate the evolutionary relationships of a probable Eocene wet tropics relic in the xerophilic lizard genus Acanthodactylus. -  Sci Rep 11, 4858 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-83422-7     

  • Bartheau, F. & Dusoulier, F. & Gouret, L. & Grosselet, O. (2001) -  Guide de détermination des Amphibiens et des Reptiles du Massif armoricain. -  De Mare en Mare. Edition 2001: 1-71.  

  • 1 new picture of  Lacerta agilis argus  (LAURENTI, 1768)  from  Germany / Brandenburg. (wild)

  • 4 new pictures of  Acanthodactylus ilgazi  KURNAZ & SAHIN, 2021  from  Turkey. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Acanthodactylus boskianus euphraticus  BOULENGER, 1919  from  Turkey. (wild)

        April 22, 2021
  • Grosse, W.-R. & Meyer, F. (1998) -  Herpetofauna (Amphibia et Reptilia). -  In: Bliss, P. & M. Stöck (Hrsg.): Das Naturschutzgebiet Brandberge. – Calendula, Sonderhefte, (1): 119-124.   

  • Rozen-Rechels, D. & Rutschmann, A, & Dupoué, A. & Blaimont, P. & Chauveau, V. & Miles, D.B. & Guillon, M. & Richard, M. & Badiane, A. & meylan, S. & Clobert, J. & Galliard, J.F. le (2020) -  Interaction of hydric and thermal conditions drive geographic variation in thermoregulation in a widespread lizard.  -  Ecological Monographs, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1440 19 pp.    

  • Caputo, V. & Biase, A. de & Baldanza, F. (1986) -  Note sull`erpetofauna della Valle delle Ferriere (Amalfi – SA). -  Boll. Soc. Natur. Napoli 95: 193-199.    

  • 3 new pictures of  Lacerta agilis argus  (LAURENTI, 1768)  from  Germany / Brandenburg. (wild)

  • 3 new pictures of  Podarcis vaucheri  (BOULENGER, 1905)  from  Gibraltar. (wild)

        April 21, 2021
  • Scudiero, R. & Verderame, M. & Motta, C.M. & Simoniello, P. (2017) -  Unravelling the Role of Metallothionein on Development, Reproduction and Detoxification in the Wall Lizard Podarcis sicula. -  Int. J. Mol. Sci. 18, 1569; doi:10.3390/ijms18071569; 12 pp.    

  • Bruno, S. & Cesare, E. di (1990) -  The herpetofauna of the South-East Peligna region (Abruzzo, Italy). -  Brit. Herp. Soc. Bull. 34: 20-34.  

  • Hahnemann, S. & Pannek, M. (2020) -  Mauereidechsen in Dresden – ein vorläufiger Überblick. -  Jschr. Feldherpetol. u. Ichthyofaunistik Sachsen 21: 19-26.   

  • 1 new picture of  Lacerta agilis argus  (LAURENTI, 1768)  from  Germany / Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Lacerta pamphylica  SCHMIDTLER, 1975  from  Turkey. (wild)

  • 3 new pictures of  Ophisops elegans macrodactylus  BERTHOLD, 1842  from  Turkey. (wild)

        April 20, 2021
  • Böhm, F. (0000) -  Drei allochthone Vorkommen der Mauereidechse im Stadgebiet Dresden. -  DGHT Stadtgruppe Dresden. https://www.dght-dresden.de/zwei-allochthone-vorkommen-der-mauereidechse-im-stadgebiet/  

  • Meyer, F. & Sy, T. (2016) -  Kriechtiere (Reptilia) Bestandsentwicklung. Stand: April 2015. -  In: Frank, D. & P. Schnitter (Hrsg.): Pflanzen und Tiere in Sachsen-Anhalt. Natur + Text: 515-518.   

  • Kirillova, N.Y. & Kirillov, A.A. (2020) -  Morphological variability of Oswaldocruzia filiformis (Nematoda: Molineidae) in reptiles inhabiting the protected areas of the Republic of Mordovia (Russia). -  IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 607 012007 doi:10.1088/1755-1315/607/1/012007   

  • 1 new picture of  Lacerta agilis argus  (LAURENTI, 1768)  from  Germany / Bavaria / Middle Franconia. (wild)

        April 19, 2021
  • Iftime, A. & Iftime, O. (2014) -  Notes on the herpetofauna of the Leaota Mountains, a “wildlife corridor” area. -  North-Western Journal of Zoology, 10 (Supplement 1): 33-37.     

  • Buschendorf, J. (1999) -  Bestandsentwicklung der Kriechtiere (Reptilia). -  In: Frank, D. & V. Neumann (Hrsg): Bestandssituation der Pflanzen und Tiere Sachsen-Anhalts. Ulmer-Verlag Stuttgart: 170-171.   

  • Bakiev, A.G. & Gorelov, R.A. & Klenina, A.A. (2020) -  Reptiles of the Orenburgsky State Nature Reserve, Russia. -  4th Conference on Actual problems of specially protected natural areas. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Volume 607, 012001 doi:10.1088/1755-1315/607/1/012001.     

  • 1 new picture of  Latastia johnstoni  BOULENGER, 1907  from  Mozambique. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Latastia longicaudata longicaudata  (REUSS, 1834)  from  Senegal. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Latastia johnstoni  BOULENGER, 1907  from  Zambia. (wild)

        April 18, 2021
  • Grosse, W.-R. (2008) -  Verbreitung der Kriechtiere (Reptilia) in der Stadt Halle/Saale (Sachsen-Anhalt). -  Jschr. Feldherpetol. u. Ichthyofaunistik Sachsen 10: 35-57.    

  • Brusch IV, G.A. & Gavira, R.S.B. & Viton, R. & Dupoué, A. Leroux-Coyau, M. & Meylan, S. & Galliard, J.F. le & Lourdais, O. (2020) -  Additive effects of temperature and water availability on pregnancy in a viviparous lizard. -  Journal of Experimental Biology 223: jeb228064 doi:10.1242/jeb.228064     

  • Malkmus, R. (2019) -  Der Niedergang unserer Reptilienfauna. Da Eidechsen und Schlangen im Spessart ihre Zufluchtsorte verlieren, schrumpft ihr Bestand.  -  Spessart 2019 (3): 14-21.   

  • Galliard, J.F.le & Rozen-Rechels, D. & Lecomte, A. & Demay, C. & Dupoué, A. Meylan, S. (2021) -  Short-term changes in air humidity and water availability weakly constrain thermoregulation in a dry-skinned ectotherm. -  PLOS ONE 16(2): e0247514. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0247514    

  • Psonis, N. & Antoniou, A. & Karameta, E. & Darriba, D. & Stamatakis, A. & Lymberakis, P. & Poulakakis, N. (2021) -  The wall lizards of the Balkan peninsula: Tackling questions at the interface of phylogenomics and population genomics.  -  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 159: 107121 (early view) 12 pp.     

  • 1 new picture of  Darevskia raddei raddei  (BOETTGER, 1892)  from  Iran. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Nucras intertexta  (SMITH, 1838)  from  South Africa. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Eremias fasciata  BLANFORD, 1874  from  Iran. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Eremias andersoni  DAREVSKY & SZCZERBAK, 1978  from  Iran. (wild)

        April 17, 2021
  • Tiedemann, F. & Cabela, A. & Grillitsch, H. (2001) -  On the vertical distribution of the reptile species in Austria. -  Biota 2 (1): 111-113.  

  • Martinez-Silvestre, A. & López, E.A. (2020) -  Evidencia de regeneración caudal múltiple en un lagarto verdinegro (Lacerta schreiberi, Bedriaga 1878). -  Bol. Asoc. Herpetol. Esp. 31 (2): 59-61.   

  • Goncharov, A.G. (2019) -  Distribution and morphological variability oft he Steppe-Runner Eremias arguta (Pallas, 1773) in the Central Black-Earth Region. -  A special issue of the journal “Izvestiya vysshego educational institutions. Volga region. Natural Sciences 2 (26): 38-47. (in Russisch)     

  • Arnold, A. (2014) -  Zum Vorkommen von Reptilien im Nordwesten von Leipzig (mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der Totfunde und Mortalitätsursachen). -  Jschr. Feldherpetol. u. Ichthyofaunistik Sachsen 15: 18-38.    

  • Luke, C. (1986) -  Convergent evolution of lizard toe fringes. -  Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 27: 1-16.     

  • 1 new picture of  Podarcis muralis brongniardii  (DAUDIN, 1802)  from  Germany / Rhineland-Palatinate. (wild)

        March 31, 2021
  • Sas, I. & Covaciu-Marcov, S. & Cicort-Lucaciu, A. & Kovács, E.-H. & Peter, V. (2004) -  Studiul variatiilor fenotipice a unor populatii de Zootoca vivipara Jacquin 1787 din Muntii Apuseni.  -  Muzeul Olteniei Craiova, Oltenia. Studii si Comunicari. Stiintele Naturii. 20.     

  • 1 new picture of  Podarcis siculus tyrrhenicus  (MERTENS, 1932)  from  Giannutri island. (wild)

  • 5 new pictures of  Podarcis muralis maculiventris  (WERNER, 1891)  from  Germany / Bavaria. (wild)

        March 30, 2021
  • Jäger, N. & Grose, W.-R. (2014) -  Die Herpetofauna des ehemaligen Kiessandtagebaus der Schönauer Lachen in Leipzig. -  Jschr. Feldherpetol. u. Ichthyofaunistik Sachsen 15: 2-17.     

  • Okuyama, K. & Sakuma, Y. & Sasaki, T. (2021) -  Post-Ovipositional Developmental Stages of the Japanese Grass Lizard, Takydromus tachydromoides (Squamata: Lacertidae). -  Current Herpetology 40(1): 66-76.    

        March 29, 2021
  • Maio, N. & Guarino, F.M. & D`Amora, G. & Picariello, O. (2001) -  Anfibi e rettilie del Parco nazionale del Vesuvio. -  Pianura, 13: 137-140.  

  • Lebboroni, M. & Corti, C. (2006) -  Road killing of lizards and traffic density in central Italy. -  In: M. Vences, J. Köhler, T. Ziegler, W. Böhme (eds): Herpetologia Bonnensis II. Proceedings of the 13th Congress of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica. pp. 81-82.    

  • Guo, K. & Zhong, J. & Zhu, L. & Xie, F. & Du, Y. & Ji, X. (2021) -  The thermal dependence and molecular basis of physiological color change in Takydromus septentrionalis (Lacertidae). -  Biology Open 2021 10: bio058503 doi: 10.1242/bio.058503. 45 pp.     

  • 1 new picture of  Darevskia mixta  (MÉHELY, 1909)  from  Georgian Republic. (captive)

  • 4 new pictures of  Takydromus kuehnei kuehnei  VAN DENBURGH, 1909  from  Taiwan. (wild)

        March 28, 2021
  • Montes, E. & Kraus, F. & Chergui, B. & Pleguezuelos, J.M. (2021) -  Collapse of the endemic lizard Podarcis pityusensis on the island of Ibiza mediated by an invasive snake. -  Current Zoology, zoab022.    

  • Doronin, I.V. & Dzhelali, P.A. & Lotiev, K.Yu. & Mazanaeva, L.F. & Mustafaeva, G.A. & Bunyatova S.N. (2021) -  Phylogeography of a Darevskia (caucasica) complex (Lacertidae: Sauria) based on the cytochrome b mitochondrial gene analysis. -  Proceedings of the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, 324 (1): 56-99.  

    И.В. Доронин, П.А. Джелали, К.Ю. Лотиев, Л.Ф. Мазанаева, Г.А. Мустафаева5 и С.Н. Буньятова (2021) -  Филогеография скальных ящериц комплекса Darevskia (caucasica) (Lacertidae: Sauria) по результатам анализа митохондриального гена цитохрома b. -  Труды Зоологического института РАН, 324 (1): 56-99.    

  • Comas, M. (2020) -  Lizard ecology along altitudinal gradients in Mediterranean mountains. -  PhD thesis, University of Granada. 295 pp.    

  • Nicola, M.R. de & Mezzadri, S. & Bruni, G. & Ambrogio, A. & Mariacher, A. & Zabbia, T. (2021) -  Aquatic habits of some scincid and lacertid lizards in Italy.  -  Herpetology Notes, 14: 273-277.  

  • Munoz, A.R. & Tamayo, A. (2020) -  Predation on Psammodromus algirus by purple heron Ardea purpureain a salt-water lagoon in southern Spain: first record and some thoughts about the abundance of the lizard in a coastal habitat. -  Bol. Asoc. Herpetol. Esp. 31(1): 47-49.     

  • 1 new video of  Lacerta agilis argus  (LAURENTI, 1768)  from  Germany / Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. (wild)

        March 27, 2021
  • Buttle, D. (1995) -  An introduction to the amphibians and reptiles of the Greek islands. -  Reptilian Magazine, 3 (10): 15-25.  

  • Buttle, D. (1997) -  Observations on reptiles and amphibians of Andros (Cyclades, Greece). -  Brit. Herp. Soc. Bull., 60: 5-12.   

  • Butz, P. & Kuenzer, P. (1956) -  De blauwe Faraglioni hagedis (Lacerta sicula coerulea Eimer). -  Lacerta, 27 (6): 45-48.   

  • 5 new pictures of  Nucras tessellata  (SMITH, 1838)  from  South Africa. (wild)

        March 26, 2021
  • Llanos-Garrido, A. & Briega-Álvarez, A. & Pérez-Tris, J. & Diaz, J. (2020) -  Environmental association modelling with loci under divergentselection accurately predicts the distribution range of a lizard. -  Auithorea, 2020. DOI: 10.22541/au.159242074.44320837     

  • Buttle, D. (1988) -  Further notes on reptiles and amphibians of the Peloponnese. -  British Herpetological Society Bulletin, 26: 14-20.   

  • Buttle, D. (1993) -  Notes on the herpetofauna of some of the Cyclades Islands, Greece. -  British Herpetological Society Bulletin, 46: 5-14.   

  • 2 new pictures of  Lacerta agilis agilis  LINNAEUS, 1758  from  Germany / North Rhine-Westphalia. (wild)

        March 25, 2021
  • Campos-Such, D. (2017) -  Anomalies cromàtiques a l’herpetofauna ibèrica: una revisió actualitzada. -  Nemus, 7.     

  • Müller, L. (1922) -  Die herpetologischen Verhältnisse der tyrrhenischen Inseln und ihre Bedeutung für die Beurteilung der Tyrrhenisfrage. II. Die geographische Verbreitung der Wieseneidechse auf dem Gebiet der alten Tyrrhenis.  -  Zoologischer Beobachter (Zoologischer Garten) 63: 217-223.   

  • Ochsenhofer, G. (2012) -  Botanisch-Ökologische Exkursion nach Samothraki. -  ÖGH-Aktuell, 28: 20-25.   

  • 1 new picture of  Tropidosaura gularis  HEWITT, 1927  from  South Africa. (wild)

        March 24, 2021
  • Müller, L. (1922) -  Die herpetologischen Verhältnisse der tyrrhenischen Inseln und ihre Bedeutung für die Beurteilung der Tyrrhenisfrage. I. Lacerta muralis insulanica de Bedr. und die Tyrrhenisfrage. -  Zoologischer Beobachter (Zoologischer Garten) 63: 108-111, 113-120, 129-135 & 145-151 + pl.   

  • Hamann, K. & Möller, K. (2010) -  FFH Monitoring zur Zauneidechse 2010. -  Gutachten im Auftrag der BSU, unveröff.  

  • Avramo, V. & Senczuk, G. & Corti, C. & Böhme, W. & Capula, M. & Castiglia, R. & Colangelo, P. (2021) -  Evaluating the island effect on phenotypic evolution in the Italian wall lizard, Podarcis siculus (Reptilia: Lacertidae). -  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 132: 655-665.   

        March 23, 2021
  • Abreu Arvela, C. de (2020) -  O uso por lacertídeos deelementosbiofísicosda paisagem demontado. -  Dissertação Universidade de Évora-Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia, Mestrado em Biologia da Conservação. 64 pp.     

  • Busack, S.D. (1986) -  Biogeographic analysis of the herpetofauna separated by the formation of the Strait of Gibraltar. -  National Geographic Research, 2 (1): 17-36.     

  • Escoriza Abril, E. (2005) -  Nuevos datos sobre distribución de anfibios y reptiles en la región de Murcia. -  Bol. Asoc. Herpetol. Esp., 15 (2): 85-89.   

  • 1 new picture of  Apathya cappadocica urmiana  LANTZ & SUCHOW, 1934  from  Southeastern Turkey. (wild)

        March 22, 2021
  • Janzen, P. (2021) -  Das Schlangenauge Ophisops leschenaultii (MILNE-EDWARDS, 1829) in der Nilgala Fire Savannah.  -  Sauria, Berlin, 43 (1): 104-108.   

  • Lo Cascio, P. & Sciberras, A. (2020) -  “Cold-blooded” travellers around Sicily: How introductions and extinctions have shake the recent herpetofauna of Circum-Sicilian and Maltese Islands.  -  In: La Mantia T., Badalamenti, E., Carapezza, A., Lo Cascio, P. & A. Troia (Eds.): Life on islands. 1. Biodiversity in Sicily and surrounding islands. Studies dedicated to Bruno Massa. Edizioni Danaus, Palermo. pp. 355-390.     

  • NLWKN (2011) -  Vollzugshinweise zum Schutz der Amphibien- und Reptilienarten in Niedersachsen. Teil 3: Reptilienarten des Anhanges IV der FFH-Richtlinie mit Priorität für Erhaltungs- und Entwicklungsmaßnahmen – Zauneidechse (Lacerta agilis). -  Niedersächsische Strategie zum Arten- und Biotopschutz, Hannover, 14 S., unveröff.   

  • 2 new pictures of  Acanthodactylus cantoris  GÜNTHER, 1864  from  India. (wild)

  • 2 new pictures of  Acanthodactylus harranensis  BARAN et al., 2005  from  Turkey / Şanlıurfa province. (wild)

  • 2 new pictures of  Ophisops elegans ehrenbergii  (WIEGMANN, 1835)  from  Turkey. (wild)

        March 21, 2021
  • Burke, R.L. & Mercurio, R.J. (2002) -  Food habits of a New York population of Italian wall lizards, Podarcis sicula (Reptilia, Lacertidae). -  American Midland Naturalist, 147: 368-375.     

  • Burriel-Carranza, B. & Tarroso, P. & Els, J. & Gardner, A. & Soorae, P. & Mohammed, A.A. & Tubati, S.R.K. & Eltayeb, M.M. & Nazeer Shah, J. & Tejero-Cicuendez, H. & Simo-Riudalbas, M. & Pleguezuelos, J.M. & Fernandez-Guiberteau, D. & Rmid, J. & Carranza, S. (2019) -  integrative assessment of the diversity, phylogeny, distribution, and conservation of the terrestrial reptiles (Sauropsida, Squamata) of the United Arab Emirates. -  PLoS ONE 14(5): e0216273. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0216273. 36 pp.     

  • Zauner, J. (2021) -  Auf Reptiliensuche im Soca-Tal (Slowenien). -  Sauria, Berlin, 43 (1): 2-8.   

  • 1 new picture of  Holaspis laevis  WERNER, 1895  from  Zambia. (wild)

  • 3 new pictures of  Ophisops elegans ehrenbergii  (WIEGMANN, 1835)  from  Turkey. (wild)

        March 20, 2021
  • Sas-Kovács, E.H. & Sas-Kovács, I. (2020) -  Can I borrow your burrow? Use of the burrows of Geolycosa vultuosa (Araneae: Lycosidae) by Podarcis tauricus (Squamata: Lacertidae).  -  Biharean Biologist, 14 (2): 127-129.     

  • Castiglia, R. & Senczuk, G. & Böhme, W. & Corti, C. (2021) -  In “defense” of Podarcis latastei, an Italian insular endemic species (Squamata: Lacertidae). -  Amphibia-Reptilia (2021) DOI:10.1163/15685381-bja10047     

  • Schweiger, M. & Nerz, J. (2016) -  Sternfahrt auf DIE Insel – ÖGH-Exkursion(en) 2015 nach Krk. -  ÖGH-Aktuell, 41: 24-28.   

  • 1 new picture of  Takydromus stejnegeri  VAN DENBURGH, 1912  from  Taiwan. (wild)

  • 3 new pictures of  Takydromus stejnegeri  VAN DENBURGH, 1912  from  Taiwan / Pescadores island. (wild)

        March 19, 2021
  • Coladonato, A.J. & Mangiacotti, M. & Scali, S. & Zuffi, M.A.L. & Pasquariello, C. & Matellini, C. & Buratti, S. & Battaiola, M. & Sacchi, R. (2020) -  Morph-specific seasonal variation of aggressive behaviour in a polymorphic lizard species. -  PeerJ 8:e10268 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.10268    

  • Egretzberger, G. (2017) -  Bemerkungen zu Reptilien als Opfer im Straßenverkehr am Beispiel eines Untersuchungsgebietes in Westgriechenland.  -  ÖGH-Aktuell, 44: 11-18.   

  • Hamann, K. (2012) -  Beobachtungen zur Zauneidechse (Lacerta agilis) im NSG Fischbeker Heide in Hamburg. -  Seevögel, 33 (1): 8-14.  

  • 2 new pictures of  Takydromus sexlineatus sexlineatus  DAUDIN, 1802  from  India. (wild)

        March 18, 2021
  • Gherghel, I. & STrugariu, A. & Pricop, E. & Zamfirescu, S. (2008) -  The Northern Gosmani Mountains (Romania): An Important Herpetofaunal Area requiring urgent protection. -  Herpetologica Romanica 2: 51-54.    

  • Torres, J.M. (2020) -  Bifurcación caudal distal en Timon lepidus Daudin 1802 del suroeste de la península ibérica. -  Bol. Asoc. Herpetol. Esp. 31 (2): 5-7.   

  • Marietan, I. (1958) -  Les reptiles en Valais. -  Bull. Murith. 75: 91-102.   

  • 8 new pictures of  Ophisops leschenaultii leschenaultii  (MILNE-EDWARDS, 1829)  from  India. (wild)

  • 2 new pictures of  Ophisops jerdonii  BLYTH, 1853  from  India. (wild)

  • 2 new pictures of  Ophisops leschenaultii lankae  DERANIYAGALA, 1953  from  Sri Lanka. (wild)

        March 17, 2021
  • Covaciu-Marcov, S.D. & Cicort-Lucaciu, A.S. & Sas,I. & Mosu, A.G. & Toth, B. (2008) -  Contributions to the knowledge of the composition and geographical distribution of the Western Maramures County Herpetofauna. -  Herpetologica Romanica 2: 27-36.     

  • Sindaco, R. & Rossi, R. (2020) -  Annotated checklist of the herpetofauna (Amphibia, Reptilia) of Lefkada Island (Ionian Islands, Greece).  -  Natural History Sciences. Atti Soc. it. Sci. nat. Museo civ. Stor. nat. Milano, 7 (2): 57-68.     

  • Schweiger, M. & Müller, H. (2017) -  ÖGH Exkursion zum Vrana-See, Norddalmatien, Kroatien vom 28. April bis 2. Mai 2017. -  ÖGH-Aktuell, 45: 17-24.  

  • 3 new pictures of  Lacerta bilineata chloronota  RAFINESQUE-SCHMALTZ, 1810  from  Sicily. (wild)

        March 16, 2021
  • Bülbül, U. & Eroglu, A.I. & Kurnaz, M. & Koc, H. & Odabas, Y. (2019) -  Road kills of amphibian and reptile species in Edirne and Kırklareli Provinces of Turkey. -  Sinop Üniversitesi J. Nat. Sci., 4 (2): 109-121.     

  • Bülbül, U. & Koc, H. & Orhan, Y. & Odabas, Y. & Kutrup, B. (2019) -  Early Waking From Hibernation of Some Amphibian and Reptile Species in Gümüshane Province of Turkey. -  Sinop Uni J Nat Sci 4 (1): 63-70.     

  • Anderson, S.C. (2000) -  Preliminary Observations and Comments on Syntopic Occurrence of Lizards in Iran. -  Russian Journal of Herpetology, 7 (3): 236-238.    

        March 15, 2021
  • Sternfeld, R. (1911) -  Die Fauna der deutschen Kolonien. -  Zoologisches Museum Berlin, Reihe IV: Deutsch-Südwestafrika, Heft 2: Die Reptilien (außer den Schlangen) und Amphibien von Deutsch-Südwestafrika.  

  • Hos, G. (2017) -  De duinhagedis, die ook wel zandhagedis wordt genoemd. -  In de Branding, 2017 (4): 22-23.  

  • Haider, M. (2017) -  Naturnahe Gartengestaltung als Lebensraum für Reptilien. Der „Interkulturelle Naturgarten Greifenstein“. -  ÖGH-Aktuell, 45: 4-8.   

  • 1 new picture of  Lacerta bilineata chlorosecunda  TADDEI, 1950  from  Italy / Apulia. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Podarcis siculus campestris  (DE BETTA, 1857)  from  Italy / Apulia. (wild)

        March 14, 2021
  • Buehler, M.D. & Zoljargal, P. & Purvee, E. & Munkhbayar, K. & Munkhbaatar, M. & Batsaikhan, N. & Ananjeva, N.B. & Orlov, N.L. & Papenfuss, T.J. & Roldán-Pina, D. & Grismer, D.L.L. & Oaks, J.R. & Brown, R.M. & Grismer, J.L. (2021) -  The Results of Four Recent Joint Expeditions to the Gobi Desert: Lacertids and Agamids. -  Russian Journal of Herpetology, 28 (1): 15-32.     

  • Sillero, N. & Santos, R. dos & Teodoro, A. & Carretero, M. (2018) -  Ecological niche models improve home range estimations. -  Journal of Zoology, 2020, doi:10.1111/jzo.12844 (early view). 13 pp.     

  • Williams, R. & Dunn, A. & Mendes da Costa, L. & Hassall, C. (2020) -  Climate and habitat configuration limit range expansion and patterns of dispersal in a non-native lizard. -  Ecology & Evolution, 2021. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7284.     

        March 13, 2021
  • Buckley, J. & Cole, M. (2004) -  Amphibians & Reptiles – Naturally Scottish. -  Scottish Natural Heritage. 50 pp.  

  • Covaciu-Marcov, S.D. & Cicort-Lucaciu, A.S. & Bogdan, H.V. & Kovacs, E.H. & Maghiar, C. (2008) -  The herpetofauna of the natural reservation from the inferior course of the Tur River and its surroundings -  Biharean Biologist 2 (Supplement 1): 111–128.     

  • Klepsch, R. (1999) -  Zauneidechse (Lacerta agilis agilis). -  In: Schedl, H. & R. Klepsch (eds.): Die Reptilienfauna Wiens. Artenportraits der in Wien vorkommenden Reptilienarten. Erstellt im Auftrag der MA 22 – Umweltschutz Wien, Juli 1999: 36-38.   

        March 12, 2021
  • Sacchi, R. & Mangiacotti, M. & Scali, S. & Coladonato, A.J. & Falaschi, M. & Zuffi, M.A.L. (2020) -  Statistical methodology for the evaluation of leukocyte data in wild reptile populations: A case study with the common wall lizard (Podarcis muralis). -  PLOS ONE 15 (8): e0237992. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237992  

  • Briggeman, Z. (2020) -  Rapportage onderzoek Zandhagedis 2019 in de Duinen van Oostvoome, deelgebied A.J. Bootpad. -  Mededelingennummer RWG02. KNNV afdeling Voome, Hellevoetsluis.  

  • Schweiger, M. (2018) -  Historische Aspekte und Kommentare zu der Darstellung von Amphibien und Reptilien im Werk von: ENDLER und SCHOLZ (1809-1824): Der Naturfreund oder Beiträge zur Schlesischen Naturgeschichte. 11 Bände mit mehr als 3500 Seiten, 572 handkolorierte Kupfersticke. – Carl Friedrich BARTH (Breslau).  -  ÖGH-Aktuell, 47: 16-28.   

        March 11, 2021
  • Ghiurca, D. & Rosu, S. & Gherghel, I. (2005) -  Preliminary data concerning the herpetofauna in Neamt County (Romania). -  Analele Univ. Oradea, Fasc. Biologie 12: 53-62.     

  • Klepsch, R. (1999) -  Mauereidechse Smaragdeidechse (Lacerta viridis viridis). -  In: Schedl, H. & R. Klepsch (eds.): Die Reptilienfauna Wiens. Artenportraits der in Wien vorkommenden Reptilienarten. Erstellt im Auftrag der MA 22 – Umweltschutz Wien, Juli 1999: 26-29.   

  • Gerstner, M. (2015) -  Kletternde Waldeidechse. -  Jahresschrift für Feldherpetologie und Ichthyofaunistik in Sachsen, 2015.  

  • 2 new pictures of  Lacerta agilis argus  (LAURENTI, 1768)  from  Germany / Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Adolfus jacksoni  (BOULENGER, 1899)  from  Uganda. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Adolfus kibonotensis  (LÖNNBERG, 1907)  from  Kenya. (wild)

  • 1 new picture of  Nucras boulengeri  NEUMANN, 1900  from  Tanzania. (wild)