A Study on The Samples of Lacerta praticola EVERSMANN, 1834 (Sauria: Lacertidae) in The Vicinity of Dereköy (Kırklareli)

Authors: İ. Ethem ÇEVİK, C. Varol TOK

Abstract: In the present study forty-four specimens of Lacerta praticola were collected from Dereköy (Kırklareli) and were investigated in detail in the view of morphological features. The results were compared with the existing knowledge of literature. The population was decided to be classified as a subspecies of L.p. pontica. Additionally, some information about the ecology of the species are given.

Keywords: Lacerta praticola pontica, Lacertidae, Thrace, Morphology.