Distribution: Spain (dunes of Coto Doñana, south of Andalusia, more than 400 km south of the Sistema Central range (Magraner, 1986); this was often refuted (Peréz-Mellado, 1997, 1998; Barbadillo et al., 1999); mountains to the Sistema Central and along the Atlantic lowlands (Sá-Sousa 1999, 2000). berlengensis: Berlengas islands off the western coast of Portugal (Vicente, 1985);
Type locality: Berlenga Island, Portugal.
Type locality: Laguna de San Marco, La Alberca, Prov. Salamanca, Spain.
Habitat and Ecology
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
- 2006Endangered(IUCN 2006)
It reaches a length of 20 cm (7.9 in), and feeds primarily on small invertebrates like insects and arachnids, and also snails. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and sandy shores. It is threatened by habitat loss.
- Sá-Sousa, P. & Pérez-Mellado, V. 2005. Podarcis carbonelli. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 28 July 2007.
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