Timon tangitanus  (BOULENGER, 1889)


Lacerta ocellata tangitana  BOULENGER, 1889

Timon tangitana  MATEO et al, 1996

Common names:

Atlas Ocellated Lizard (English)
Lézard Ocellé du Atlas (French)
Marokko-Perleidechse (German)
Lagarto ocelado del Atlas (Spanish)


Syntypes: BMNH (6)

Terra Typica:

Tanger, Morocco.

Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Boulenger, G.A. (1889) -  On the reptiles and batrachians obtained in Morocco by M. Henry Vaucher. -  The Annals and magazine of natural history, (6) 3: 303-307  

  • Ahmadzadeh, F. & Flecks, M. & Carretero, M.A. & Böhme, W. & Ihlow, F. & Kapli, P. & Miraldo, A. & Rödder, D. (2016) -  Separate histories in both sides of the Mediterranean: phylogeny and niche evolution of ocellated lizards. -  Journal of Biogeography, 43: 1242-1253.