Italian Wall Lizard (Podarcis sicula)

Italian Wall Lizard (Podarcis sicula)

Record Information
Created: September 8th, 2014 - 05:02 PM
Last Modified: October 15th, 2014 - 12:07 PM
Entered by: Kyle Loucks
Record # 59604

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Observation Information
County: Bucks County
Time: 2014-09-04 12:00:00
Qty: 1
Age: Adult
Sex: --
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Elevation: 56.00ft
Habitat: Residential neighborhood

Notes

Observed in a residential backyard by a new homeowner. They neighbor told her they have been there for "years". Investigation to follow.

Photo by Lisa Edwards

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Comments

  • Kyle Loucks Sep 09, 2014 at 12:18 PM

    Well aware of the Mt. Laurel pop. which has been studied. Some of the animals are chipped. This record will get more scrutiny.

  • Scott Angus Sep 09, 2014 at 08:26 AM

    I'm sure you know about the population across the river in Mt. Laurel, NJ. I've seen them there and on LI. Cool, but worrisome because of the three other lizard species in the Mt. Laurel area. So far, they have remained as inhabitants of urban/suburban areas. Let's hope that continues.

    Russ Burke from Hofsta might be interested. Check out this article about what he did to get info on the animals in NJ.
    http://www.dailyreptilenews.com/?p=1056