Hunting Green lizards in Dorset: new aliens or old natives?

From TetZoo Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Hunting Green lizards in Dorset: new aliens or old natives?
Tetrapod Zoology ver 1
Published 09 April 2006
Link [1]
Comments 18
Word Count 1667
Hunting Green lizards in Dorset: new aliens or old natives?
Tetrapod Zoology Book One
Published 2010
Chapter 23
Pages 141–145

strange things are happening: the diversity of our herpetofauna is being boosted by newly-appearing aliens

Summary[edit]

Darren goes Lizard hunting in Britain. The scarcity of native lissamphibians and reptiles. Possible nativity of green lizards and the existence of feral breeding populations.

Mentioned species[edit]

  • Lacerta
    • Western green lizards Lacerta bilineata
    • European green lizard L. viridis
    • Ocellelated lizard L. lepida
    • Sand lizard L. agilis
    • Schreiber’s green lizard L. schreiberi
  • Viviparous or Common lizards Zootoca vivipara
  • Wall lizards Podarcis muralis