© Wael M. Shohdi.
Arabic: سقنقر خشن - عظاءة بوسك - سحلية بوسك هدبية الأصابع
English: Bosk's Fringe-fingered Lizard
Scientific: Acanthodactylus boskianus.
Near the Alqueva dam. Subspecies based on range.
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.