Psammodromus algirus 🌷🌼🌻🐊🦎🦎

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Hi Hi! while photographing I came across this lizard! Let's get to know a little about it, where it lives, its ecology, let's learn interesting things about lizards! I am testing a new macro lens and have been practicing and learning about the reptiles of Portugal!😶😍

Olá Olá! enquanto fotografava me deparei com este lagarto! Vamos conhecer um pouco sobre ele, onde vive, sua ecologia, vamos aprender coisas interessantes sobre lagartos! Estou a testar uma nova lente macro e tenho praticado e aprendido sobre os répteis de Portugal!👨‍🏫👨‍🎓

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Psammodromus algirus🐊🐢🦎

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Large-sized lizard whose head and body length measures up to 95 mm and a relatively very long tail, whose length can reach 230 mm. Very large dorsal scales, similar to those on the sides, flat, overlapping, pointed and strongly keeled, 30-36 in number in a ring in the center of the body. Scales behind the ear keeled. No necklace. With bluish ocelli on the sides.😏🤩
Lagarto de grande porte com cabeça e comprimento do corpo de até 95 mm e cauda relativamente longa, que pode chegar a 230 mm de comprimento. Escamas dorsais muito grandes, semelhantes às dos lados, planas, sobrepostas, pontiagudas e fortemente quilhadas, em número de 30-36 em um anel no centro do corpo. Escamas atrás da orelha caíram. Sem colar. Com ocelos azulados nas laterais.📕📖

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Color of the back light brown, copper brown or olive. It has two supraciliary lines and another two whitish or yellowish supralabial lines. Between the supraciliary and the supralabial on each side there is a dark band. In populations of the eastern peninsula, a dark vertebral line is distinguished with a light line on each side. There are also copies in which the design is completely missing. On each side of the body it has blueish axillary ocelli, decreasing in size towards the back of the body. At the bottom they are whitish. Large males have orange and / or yellow sides of the head and throat in spring. Females in heat show a yellowish color in the throat.🤔🤔
Cor do dorso castanho claro, castanho cobre ou azeitona. Possui duas linhas supraciliares e outras duas linhas supralabiais esbranquiçadas ou amareladas. Entre o supraciliar e o supralabial de cada lado há uma faixa escura. Em populações da península oriental, uma linha vertebral escura é distinguida com uma linha clara em cada lado. Também há cópias em que falta o desenho. Em cada lado do corpo existem ocelos axilares azulados, diminuindo de tamanho em direção à parte posterior do corpo. No fundo são esbranquiçados. Os machos grandes têm lados laranja e / ou amarelos da cabeça e da garganta na primavera. As fêmeas no cio apresentam uma coloração amarelada na garganta.👩‍🎓👨‍🏫👨‍🎓

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Present in most of the Iberian Peninsula except in the extreme north, from sea level to 2,400 m of altitude in Sierra Nevada. Common species, associated with scrub, is found in holm oaks, holm oaks, jarales, espartales, sandy areas, pine forests and oak forests.👨‍🏫👩‍🏫
Presente na maior parte da Península Ibérica exceto no extremo norte, desde o nível do mar até 2.400 m de altitude na Serra Nevada. As espécies comuns, associadas à vegetação rasteira, encontram-se nas azinheiras, azinheiras, jarales, espartales, zonas arenosas, pinhais e carvalhos.🌿🌾🍀🍁

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It mainly feeds on insects, which it searches in the litter. Spring breeder, the heat usually takes place in April and May. During the reproductive season, the largest males have orange or yellowish heads. Copulations take place between April and June. Females make 1-2 clutches of 1-11 eggs. Newborns are seen from August to October.😮😏
Alimenta-se principalmente de insetos, que procura na cama. Criador de primavera, o calor costuma ocorrer nos meses de abril e maio. Durante a estação reprodutiva, os maiores machos têm cabeças laranja ou amareladas. As cópulas acontecem entre abril e junho. As fêmeas fazem 1 a 2 ninhadas de 1 a 11 ovos. Os recém-nascidos são vistos de agosto a outubro.😏😏

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In front of predators they run on the litter, often making noise, often taking refuge in the litter or in bushes. Species predated in Spain by numerous species of vertebrates.🐢🦎🦎
Na frente de predadores, eles correm na cama, muitas vezes fazendo barulho, muitas vezes se refugiando na cama ou em arbustos. Espécies predadas na Espanha por numerosas espécies de vertebrados.🌿🍀☘

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Active in spring and summer in the interior of the peninsula and in the mountains, also in autumn and winter in the warmer Mediterranean regions, although with less activity. A diurnal species, it generally sunbathes on the ground and moves during the day between sunny and shady areas to maintain its preferred body temperature.😶🌏
Atua na primavera e no verão no interior da península e nas montanhas, também no outono e no inverno nas regiões mais quentes do Mediterrâneo, embora com menos atividade. Uma espécie diurna, geralmente toma banho de sol no solo e se move durante o dia entre as áreas ensolaradas e sombreadas para manter sua temperatura corporal preferida.⛈🌝

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Source:
http://www.vertebradosibericos.org/reptiles/psaalg.html

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Great write-up @oscurity 👍 .. And good pictures of the lizards too! .. They look really hard to spot on the ground while not moving

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