عنوان مقاله [English]
Reptiles feed on insects as pests so it is important in maintaining agricultural products. Khojir is located in the center of the Iranian Plateau and it has different climate at the same time a good representative for assessment. The aim of this study was to biosystematically and biometric identify and evaluate lizards of Khojir National Park located in the Jajrood protected area in East of Tehran, which was conducted from March to August 2016 and sampling was conducted with survey method in these areas. A total of 58 lizard Specimens were collected from the area and all information related to Specimens was written down on the notebook and photographs were taken from the Lizards. All the Specimens were released after identification. Morphological, meristic and biometric studies were performed on Specimens and then were identified based on authentic identification keys. 58 specimens include 5 species belonging to 3 families were collected. The5 identified species of region are as fallowing: 5 speciesinclude: Eumeces schneideri and Trachylepis aurata from the Scincidae family, Cyrtopodion scabrum from the Gekkonidae family and Paralaudakia caucasia and Trapelus agilis from the Agamidae family.