Spain, Andorra, Portugal, southern France and northwestern Italy. 

Species:

Timon lepidus  (DAUDIN, 1802)

Subspecies (3):

Timon lepidus lepidus  (DAUDIN, 1802)

Timon lepidus ibericus  (LÓPEZ-SEOANE 1885)

Timon lepidus oteroi  (CASTROVIEJO & MATEO, 1998)

Synonyms:

Lacerta lepida  DAUDIN, 1802

Lacerta ocellata  DAUDIN, 1802

Timon lepidus  MAYER & BISCHOFF, 1996

Common names:

Ocellated Lizard (English)
Lezard Ocelle (French)
Perleidechse (German)
Lagarto Ocelado (Spanish)

Types:

lepidus: Holotype: iconotype, only known from original figure in DAUDIN 1802

ibericus: Lectotype: SMF 6038

oteroi: Holotype: EBD 16729. Estacion Biologica de Dofrana (EBD) en Sevilla, Espana`

Terra Typica:

lepidus: Montperllier, Southern France.

ibericus: Restricta (MERTENS 1925) La Coruña (NW Spain).

oteroi: NW Spain (Isla de Salvora).


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Daudin, F.M. (1802) -  Description of Lacerta lepida (= Timon lepidus). -  Histoire Naturel, générale et particulièredes reptiles, ouvrage faisant suite, a l’histoire naturelle, générale et particuliére composée par LECLERC DE BUFFON, et redigée par C.S. SONNINI, vol. 3 F Dufart, Paris- 204-207.   

  • Ahmadzadeh, F. & Flecks, M. & Carretero, M.A. & Böhme, W. & Ihlow, F. & Kapli, P. & Miraldo, A. & Rödder, D. (2016) -  Separate histories in both sides of the Mediterranean: phylogeny and niche evolution of ocellated lizards. -  Journal of Biogeography, 43: 1242-1253.    

 
 
 
 

Timon lepidus: 169  pictures (see subspecies level)

 
 
 

Timon lepidus lepidus  © Benny Trapp