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Gallotia atlantica (Atlantic Lizard)

Synonyms: Gallotia atlantica; Lacerta atlantica

Infraspecies

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  12.8 grams

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Canary Islands dry woodlands and forests Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Mediterranean acacia-argania dry woodlands and succulent thickets Morocco, Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
Mediterranean Basin Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey Yes

Prey / Diet

Atriplex semibaccata (Australian saltbush)[2]
Ficus carica (piku)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alectoris chukar (Chukar Partridge)1
Coloeus monedula (Western Jackdaw)1
Corvus corax (Northern Raven)1
Corvus corone (Carrion Crow)1
Corvus frugilegus (Rook)1
Ficedula hypoleuca (European Pied Flycatcher)1
Gallotia galloti (Gallot's Lizard)2
Genetta genetta (Common Genet)1
Martes foina (Beech Marten)1
Onychognathus tristramii (Tristram's Starling)1
Rousettus egyptiacus (Egyptian rousette)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Parapharyngodon echinatus <Unverified Name>[3]
Parapharyngodon lilfordii <Unverified Name>[3]
Pseudoparadistomum yaizaensis <Unverified Name>[3]
Spauligodon atlanticus <Unverified Name>[3]

Range Map

Link to Map
Canary Islands, Lanzarote, and islands La Graciosa, Montaöa Clara and Roque del Este, E Gran Canaria (surroundings of Arinaga; introduced), (Alegranza), Canary Islands, Fuerteventura and Lobos Terra typica: Arrecife nell’Isola di Lanzerote... Sta. Crux n; Canary Islands, Lanzarote, and islands La Graciosa, Montaöa Clara and Roque del Este, E Gran Canaria (surroundings of Arinaga; introduced), (Alegranza), Canary Islands, Fuerteventura and Lobos Terra typica: Arrecife nell’Isola di Lanzerote... Sta. Crux n;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Length–weight allometries in lizards, S. Meiri, Journal of Zoology 281 (2010) 218–226 2Digestive ecology of two omnivorous Canarian lizard species (Gallotia, Lacertidae), Alfredo Valido, Manuel Nogales, Amphibia-Reptilia 24: 331-344 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Range map provided by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Conservation International & NatureServe.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access