Darevskia raddei, Armenian lizard
Darevskia raddei, known commonly as the Armenian lizard, is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. The species is endemic to Eurasia. There are three subspecies.
The specific name, raddei, is in honor of German naturalist Gustav Radde.
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. raddei is found in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, and Turkey.Show More
D. raddei is found at altitudes of 600–2,500 m (2,000–8,200 ft) in a variety of habitats including forest, shrubland, grassland and rocky areas.Show Less