Darevskia portschinskii is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. The species is endemic to the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. There are two recognized subspecies.
The specific name, portschinskii, is in honor of Russian entomologist Josef Aloizievitsch Portschinski (1848–1916).
Terrestrial animals are animals that live predominantly or entirely on land (e.g., cats, ants, snails), as compared with aquatic animals, which liv...
Oviparous animals are female animals that lay their eggs, with little or no other embryonic development within the mother. This is the reproductive...
Precocial species are those in which the young are relatively mature and mobile from the moment of birth or hatching. Precocial species are normall...
D. portschinskii is found in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.Show More
The natural habitats of D. portschinskii are rocky areas and shrubland at altitudes of 300–1,700 m (980–5,580 ft).Show Less