Taxon profile


Malpolon monspessulanus (Hermann, 1804)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Lamprophiidae »  genus Malpolon

Scientific synonyms

Coluber monspessulanus Hermann, 1804
Coelopeltis monspessulana
Coelopeltis lacertina

Least Concern LC


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Circaetus gallicus (J. F. Gmelin, 1788) - Short-toed Eagle

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Malpolon monspessulanus fuscus (Fleischmann, 1831)
subspecies Malpolon monspessulanus insignitus (Geoffroy, 1809)

Malpolon monspessulanus insignitus

subspecies Malpolon monspessulanus monspessulanus (Herman, 1804)
subspecies Malpolon monspessulanus saharatlanticus Geniez, Cluchier & De Haan, 2006

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [214749]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Malpolon monspessulanus (Hermann, 1804)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [157262]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Malpolon monspessulanus (Hermann, 1804)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
DE Zootier-Lexikon [7246:eidechsennatter-malpolon-monspessulanus&Itemid=180]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon [as Malpolon monspessulanus]
Data retrieved on: 7 January 2021

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