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What

Sand Lizard Lacerta agilis

Observer

awheimann

Date

July 28, 2020 09:51 AM CEST

Description

juvenile

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Observer

awheimann

Date

May 5, 2016

Description

Collector M. Auer, Determination A. Weck-Heimann

External characters:
The following are the external characters: length up to 108.0 mm, maximum body width 10.0, width of anterior sucker 4.0, width of posterior sucker 5.5 mm; gonopores, separated by five annuli; annulation, complete somite five-annulate; body surface, covered with numerous papillae; eyes, five pairs; sulcus, present as a narrow, distinct groove running from the crypt of the median dorsal jaw to the dorsal rim of the anterior sucker; pigmentation, background of dorsal surface grass green, two orange paramedian stripes thin and fragmented, two orange paramarginal stripes broad and encompassing black segmentally arranged quadrangular or rounded spots, lateral margins of body with yellow stripes encompassing black, segmentally arranged rounded spots; the black spots are located at the level of the ganglion on the central annulus (a2) of each segment; venter predominantly black, with metameric pairs of light greenish markings. Quotation from "Utevsky, S.Y., Trontelj, P., 2005. A new species of the medicinal leech (Oligochaeta, Hirudinida, Hirudo) from Transcaucasia and an identification key for the genus Hirudo. Parasitol. Res. 98, 61–66."

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