Lacertidae Lacertinae Lacerta trilineata Ophisops elegans
Lacerta viridis (Laurenti, 1768)
Green Lizard

L. viridis (© Stjepan MekiniŠ)

Adult (male), Mosor Mountain, Croatia
(Photo by Stjepan MekiniŠ)

L. viridis (© David Bird)

Adult (male), Vranjaca, Mosor mtn. near Split, Croatia
(Photo by David Bird)

L. viridis (© David Bird)

Adult (male), Vranjaca, Mosor mtn. near Split, Croatia
(Photo by David Bird)

L. viridis (© Jeroen Speybroeck)

Adult (female), Nestos delta, Keramoti, Greece, July 2000
(Photo by Jeroen Speybroeck, Herpetofauna of Europe)

L. viridis (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult (male), Albena, Varna, Bulgaria, May 1998
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

L. viridis (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult (female), Dadia Forest Reserve, Evros, Greece, March 2001
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

L. viridis (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult (male), Babadag Forest, Tulcea, Romania, April 2002
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

L. viridis (© Jan Van Der Voort)

Adult (male), Macin Hills, Tulcea, Romania, April 2002
(Photo by Jan Van Der Voort)

L. viridis (© Ákos Baracsy)

Adult, Szentendre, Hungary, April 19, 2003
(Photo by Ákos Baracsy)

L. viridis (© Ákos Baracsy)

Adult, Szentendre, Hungary, April 19, 2003
(Photo by Ákos Baracsy)


Distribution:
Widely distributed in eastern Europe but probably absent from Peloponnese and Crete

Similar species:
Lacerta bilineata (Lacertidae)
Lacerta trilineata (Lacertidae)

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