The BALKAN WALL LIZARD has a flat body with flat elongate head. Total (body+tail) length up to 20 cm. Males have a green band along the back which is brighter in the breeding season. Sides of the back and upper flanks green or olive with dark brown and creamy white spots, and a creamy white line along the mid-flanks. Belly usually off-white, orange in breeding season. Females similar to males, but less strongly marked and paler in colour. Young similar to adults, but often lacking the mid-dorsal green band.
Distibution map by our National Herpetological Mapping Program: