Alanya

 

Reptiles & amphibians

04-2009

 04-2010

Luschans' salamander 

Lyciasalamandra atifi 

 

2

levant water frog

Rana bedriagae

 

sound

Spur-thighed tortoise

Testudo graeca

>10

 

Striped skink

Trachylepis vittata

>10

 

Kotschy’s gecko

Cyrtopodion kotschyi

1

 

Ocellated skink

Chalcides ocellatus

Anatolian worm lizard

Blanus strauchi

3

 

Anatolian rock lizard

Lacerta oertzeni

>10

 

Starred agama

Laudakia stellio

>10

>10 

Snake-eyed lizard

Ophisops elegans

>10

1

Black whip-snake

Coluber jugularis

3

Dahl’s whip snake

Platyceps najadum

3

1

 

 

 

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    A female Lyciasalamandra atifi in april. In lowlands, these salamanders are found only in winter, in high altitudes it is possible to observe them also in spring.

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    Habitat of L. atifi: dry pine forest with rocks. There is no water here, but these salamanders don't need water for their offspring. They give birth to completely metamorphosed young.

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  • TR_Latifi2011_GL

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    Another female L. atifi. This specimen was found at daytime during rainfall.

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  • TR_atifikop2_GL

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    Because most of the year these salamanders live in small caves, they developed their frog-like eyes for hunting in the dark.

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    While turning stones in search of Lycian salamanders this Turkisch tarantula (Chaetopelma concolor) was found.

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  • TR_blanusstrauchikop_GL

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    Head of an Anatolian worm lizard (blanus strauchi). These animals are more bluish than their Spanish relatives.

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    Habitat of Anatolian worm lizard, Kotchi's gecko and black whip snake.

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    Kotchi's gecko.

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  • TR_landschap alanya_GL

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    Near alanya, just after sunset.

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  • TR_egel_GL

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    White-breasted hedgehog (Erinaceus concolor).

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    Larvae Death's-head hawkmoth, found in autumn.

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    Near Alanya, after rain.

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