Telescopus fallax iberus
Animal in Armenia
Կովկասյան կատվաօձ (“Kovkasyan katvaots”)
Rare and disappearing species.
Habitat in Armenia
Number in the wild
The overall number is approximately 500 – 600 specimens.
Reasons for decrease in number
Intensive use of the territories by men.
Number in captivity
Kept in some zoos of the former Soviet Union as well as in some private collections.
Measures of protection taken
Special measures not developed, presrved in Khosrov State Nature Reserve
Tadevosyan's Herpetological Resources at http://www.herp-am.narod.ru/Species/tfi.htm