Savigny's fringe-fingered lizard

Savigny's fringe-fingered lizard

Savigny's fringe-fingered lizard

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Acanthodactylus savignyi

Savigny's fringe-fingered lizard (Acanthodactylus savignyi ) is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. The species is endemic to western North Africa.

Animal name origin

Both the specific name, savignyi, and the common name, Savignyi's fringe-fingered lizard, are in honor of French zoologist Marie Jules César Savigny.

Distribution

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A. savignyi is found in Algeria and possibly Morocco.

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The natural habitats of Savignyi's fringe-fingered lizard are temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, and sandy shores.

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Mating Habits

A. savignyi is oviparous.

Population

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A. savignyi is threatened by habitat loss.

References

1. Savigny's fringe-fingered lizard Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savigny's_fringe-fingered_lizard
2. Savigny's fringe-fingered lizard on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/61461/12488887

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