Animal in Armenia
Երակարաոտ սցինկ (“Yerkaraot stsink”)
Habitat in Armenia
Can be met in stony habitats in semidesert zone on the valley of Arax and neighboring regions, as well as around Yerevan, in Armavir, Ejmiatsin, Yeghegnadzor, Vayk, Abovyan, Kapan, and Meghri regions.
Number in the wild
Reasons for decrease in number
Intensive use of the habitat for agricultural purposes, illegal collection
Number in captivity
Measures of protection taken
Preserved by Khosrov Nature Reserve and the Goravan Sands Sanctuary.
Tadevosyan's Herpetological Resources at http://www.herp-am.narod.ru/Species/nsh.htm