Lucertola muraiola - Podarcis muralis (Laurenti, 1768)
This lizard is about 10 cm (4 inches) long (tail included). Many of them are found at Lommel (Flanders, Belgium), where they live on the heath (sandy soil).
Unfortunately this beautiful lizard is an endangered species even in Romania.
Lizard at the foot of Mount Olympus
The Lacertidae are the family of the wall lizards, true lizards, or sometimes simply lacertas, which are native to Europe, Africa, and Asia. The group includes the genus Lacerta, which contains some of the most commonly seen lizard species in Europe. It is a diverse family with hundreds of species in 37 genera.