Animal in Armenia
Անդրկովկասյան տակիրյան կլորագլուխ (“Andrkovkasyan takiryan kloraglukh”)(“Parskakan kloraglukh moghes”)
Endangered species. Included in the Red Books of Armenia and the former Soviet Union.
Habitat in Armenia
Number in the wild
Endangered species. Has almost disappeared in Ejmiatsin region. In 2006 the mean abundance in the Goravan Sands Sanctuary was about 11 specimens per ha.
Reasons for decrease in number
The change of landscape under the influence of man, illegal collection, overgrazing.
Number in captivity
No data available
Measures of protection taken
Under legal protection if the Goravan Sands Sanctuary
Tadevosyan's Herpetological Resources at http://www.herp-am.narod.ru/Species/phhp.htmConservation Programme for Persian Toad Headed Lizard at http://www.phrynocephalus.narod.ru