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Darevskia defilippii

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Lacertidae
Genus  Darevskia
Order  Scaled reptiles
Class  Reptilia
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
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Similar  Darevskia, Darevskia caspica, Darevskia raddei, Darevskia rostombekowi, Eremias kavirensis

Darevskia defilippii is a species of lacertid lizard endemic to Iran.

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Etymology

The specific name, defilippii, is in honor of Italian zoologist Filippo de Filippi.

Geographic range

D. defilippii is found in the Alborz Mountains of Iran.

Habitat

D. defilippii lives in shrub vegetation from sea level to an altitude of 3,500 metres (11,500 ft).

References

Darevskia defilippii Wikipedia


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