Bedriaga's fringe-fingered lizard

Bedriaga's fringe-fingered lizard

Bedriaga's fringe-fingered lizard

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Acanthodactylus bedriagai

Bedriaga's fringe-fingered lizard (Acanthodactylus bedriagai) is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. The species is endemic to Algeria.

Animal name origin

Both the specific name, bedriagai, and the common name are in honor of Russian herpetologist Jacques von Bedriaga.

Distribution

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A. bedriagai is native to northern Algeria, where it is found on the Hauts Plateaux and in the Aureus-Kabili Mountains.

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The natural habitat of A. bedriagai is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, at altitudes up to 1,000 m (3,300 ft).

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Acanthodactylus bedriagai is oviparous.

References

1. Bedriaga's fringe-fingered lizard Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedriaga's_fringe-fingered_lizard
2. Bedriaga's fringe-fingered lizard on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/61453/12488579

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