Taxon profile


Common Lizard
Zootoca vivipara (Lichtenstein, 1823)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Lacertidae - lizards »  genus Zootoca

Scientific synonyms

Lacerta vivipara Lichtenstein, 1823
Zootoca vivipara (von Jacquin, 1787) (nomen nudum) nud.

Other names

= Viviparous Lizard

Least Concern LC


juvenile animal

Zootoca vivipara - Common Lizard

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete


Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Zootoca vivipara carniolica Mayer et al., 2000
subspecies Zootoca vivipara louislantzi Arribas, 2009
subspecies Zootoca vivipara pannonica Kluch & Lác, 1967

Zootoca vivipara pannonica

subspecies Zootoca vivipara sachalinensis (Pereleshin & Terentjev, 1963)
subspecies Zootoca vivipara vivipara (Lichtenstein, 1823)

Zootoca vivipara vivipara

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214687]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Zootoca vivipara (Jacquin, 1787)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [61741]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Zootoca vivipara (von Jacquin, 1787)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Reptile Database - Search [genus=Zootoca&species=vivipara]

Reptile Database - Search [] [as Zootoca vivipara (LICHTENSTEIN, 1823)]
Data retrieved on: 20 August 2018
EN HR Check lists of Croatian Reptiles [as Zootoca vivipara (Jacquin, 1787)]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.



nud. invalid name - nomen nudum