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European Distribution Maps (Using 50x50km Grid Squares) for Reptiles and Amphibians found on Wildlife Reserve in Baixo Alentejo


Iberian Pond Turtle

Moorish Gecko


Large or Iberian Psammodromus

- Formerly Psammodromus algirus; Now Psammodromus manuelae

Western Sand Racer or Western Psammodromus

- Formerly included within Psammodromus hispanicus; Which has now been split into three species, including this new one: Psammodromus occidentalis

Maria's Worm Lizard

This map covers Maria's Worm Lizard (Blanus mariae) and the Iberian Worm Lizard (Blanus cinereus). The two species have only recently been split.

Horseshoe Whip Snake

Ladder Snake

Iberian False Smooth Snake

Viperine Snake

Western Montpellier Snake





Sharp-ribbed Newt

Iberian Spadefoot Toad

Spiny Toad

- (Map also includes Common Toad as Spiny Toad only recently split from this species). Spiny Toads are restricted to Spain & Portugal.

Natterjack Toad

Iberian Tree Frog

- (Map also includes Common Tree Frog as Iberian Tree Frog only recently split from this species). Iberian Tree Frogs are restricted to Spain & Portugal and a small part of South-Western France.

Iberian Water Frog





Use of all the above maps courtesy of 2012-2014, NA2RE - New Atlas of Amphibians and Reptiles of Europe

Sillero, N. et al. (2014) Updated distribution and biogeography of amphibians and reptiles of Europe. Amphibia-Reptilia 35, 1–31https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Mp3wUKDzuVRy0L8oM0zfSFeF_vsaMTKO/view?pli=1


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