Central Iberian peninsula (Spain, Portugal). 

Species:

Podarcis guadarramae  (BOSCÁ, 1916)

Synonyms:

Lacerta oxycephala var. hispanica  STEINDACHNER, 1870

Podarcis hispanica  ENGELMANN et al, 1993

Podarcis hispanicus  BÖHME & KÖHLER, 2005

Podarcis hispanica type 1  MONTORI et al, 2005

Podarcis hispanica type 1B  PINHO et al, 2008

Types:

Neotype: MNHN-RA 2012.0262; designated by Geniez et al. (2014). Lost holotype by monotypy was an adult male from “San Ildefonso” (= La Granja de San Ildefonso, Sierra de Guadarrama, province of Segovia, Spain).

Terra Typica:

Lozoya, Sierra de Guadarrama, province of Madrid, Spain.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Boscá, E. (1916) -  Dos observaciónes a propósito de la Lacerta muralis en España. -  Boletín de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural, 16: 327-330.  

  • Geniez, P. & Sá-Sousa, P. & Guillaume, C.P. & Cluchier, A. & Crochet, P.-A. (2014) -  Systematics of the Podarcis hispanicus complex (Sauria, Lacertidae) III: valid nomina of the western and central Iberian forms. -  Zootaxa, 3794 (1): 1–51.    

  • Caeiro-Dias, G. & Rocha, S. & Couto, A. & Pereira, C. & Brelsford, A. & Crochet, P.-A. & Pinho, C. (2021) -  Nuclear phylogenies and genomics of a contact zone establish the species rank of Podarcis lusitanicus (Squamata, Lacertidae) -  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 164 (2021) 107270    

 
 
 
 

Podarcis guadarramae: 23  pictures (see subspecies level)

 
 
 
 

Podarcis guadarramae  © 2010 Ronald Peek