Scientific Name: Podarcis sicula
Size: 6-9.8 in (15 to 25 cm)
Often seen around homes or other buildings.
Italian Wall Lizards are a nonnative species that have established populations in few Southeastern Pennsylvania counties. This species has been documented as thriving and breeding in a few residential areas. This species is found around homes and other buildings where it uses them as shelter to survive the winter.
- Highly variable.
- The dorsal is usually a brownish or grayish coloration that may have a gradient of green . Some individuals may have light row of spots or lines running down their backs. Other individuals may have a series of black and white reticulated pattern.
May be Confused With:
- Kyle Loucks
- Stephen Staedtler