sand lizard


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sand lizard

n
(Animals) a small greyish-brown European lizard, Lacerta agilis, that has long clawed digits and, in the male, bright green underparts: family Lacertidae

sand′ liz`ard


n.
1. a common lizard, Lacerta agilis, of Europe and central Asia.
2. any of several lizards that live in sandy areas.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sand lizard - a common and widely distributed lizard of Europe and central Asiasand lizard - a common and widely distributed lizard of Europe and central Asia
lacertid, lacertid lizard - Old World terrestrial lizard
genus Lacerta, Lacerta - type genus of the Lacertidae
2.sand lizard - one of the most abundant lizards in the arid western United States
iguanid, iguanid lizard - lizards of the New World and Madagascar and some Pacific islands; typically having a long tail and bright throat patch in males
genus Uta, Uta - a reptile genus of Iguanidae
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occipitalis is a small sand lizard that is found in the coastal sand dune environment in the southern extreme of Brazil (sandbank vegetation, or restinga, habitat) in the states of Rio Grande do Sul (RS) and Santa Catarina (SC) (Peters et al.
It would not be unreasonable, based on the authors' experience, to expect at least a small number of additional reptile species to be present within the site or in the surrounding area, for example the Baluch Ground Gecko Bunopus tuberculatus, the Hadramaut Sand Lizard Mesalina adramitana and any of several snakes, including the Wadi Racer Platyceps rhodorachis, the Sand Snake Psammophis schokari and either of the UAE's two Echis species vipers.
The fenced-off area is also very important for the sand crab, the sand lizard and many plants listed in the Red Data Book of the Flora of Cyprus.
It's the only habitat where all six species of reptile native to Britain can be found: the adder (Britain's only venomous snake), the grass snake, common lizard, slow worm, sand lizard and smooth snake.
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Alongside the adder, the grass snake, the common lizard and the slow worm are vulnerable populations of the country's two rarest species, the sand lizard and the smooth snake.