The Italian wall lizard, ruin lizard, or İstanbul lizard is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. ''P. siculus'' is native to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, France, Italy, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovenia and Switzerland, but has also been introduced to Spain, Turkey, and the United States. ''P. siculus'' is the most abundant lizard species in southern Italy.
''P. siculus'' gained attention in 2008 following the publication of a research study that detailed distinct morphological.. more