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Distribution

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Continent: Near-East Asia Europe
Distribution: Armenia, Nakhishevan, NE Turkey, NW Iran, Azerbaijan
Type locality: Nakhichevan, Azerbaijan
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Eremias pleskei

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Eremias pleskei, commonly known as Pleske's racerunner or the trans-Caucasian racerunner, is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. The species is native to the Armenian Plateau in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, and Turkey.

Etymology

The specific name, pleskei, is in honor of Russian zoologist Fedor Dmitrievich Pleske (1858–1932).[2]

Habitat

The natural habitat of E. pleskei is desert at altitudes of 500–1,700 m (1,600–5,600 ft).[1]

Reproduction

E. pleskei is oviparous.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b Tuniyev B, Ananjeva NB, Agasyan A, Orlov NL, Tuniyev S (2009). "Eremias pleskei ". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2009: e.T164583A114550294. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009.RLTS.T164583A5910262.en.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link){{cite iucn}}: error: |doi= / |page= mismatch (help)
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Eremias pleskei, p. 208).
  3. ^ Species Eremias pleskei at The Reptile Database . www.reptile-database.org.
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Eremias pleskei: Brief Summary

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Eremias pleskei, commonly known as Pleske's racerunner or the trans-Caucasian racerunner, is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. The species is native to the Armenian Plateau in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, and Turkey.

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