Definition of Lacerta agilis
1. Noun. A common and widely distributed lizard of Europe and central Asia.
Generic synonyms: Lacertid, Lacertid Lizard
Group relationships: Genus Lacerta, Lacerta
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacerta Agilis
Literary usage of Lacerta agilis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"Skull of Lacerta agilis. A, from above; B, from below ; C, from the side. anff. angular; art. articular; bas.oc. basi-occipital; ..."
2. A Course of Instruction in Zootomy (vertebrata.) by Thomas Jeffery Parker (1906)
"The head from above and from the side of—A. Lacerta viridis; B. Lacerta agilis; C. Zootoca vivipara (slightly enlarged). ..."
3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1830)
"The Lacerta agilis ovo-viviparous in Scotland. ... And may not the Lacerta agilis, in countries where the,heat is sufficient to hatch the extruded eggs, ..."