Currently split, new species: Psammodromus manuelae.
Near the Alqueva dam.
The Large Psammodromus (Psammodromus algirus) is a species of lizard in the Lacertidae family.It It is found in Algeria, France, Italy, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, and Tunisia. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, sandy shores, arable land, pastureland, plantations, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.