Genus:

Nucras GRAY, 1838

Species (12):

Nucras aurantiaca  BAUER et al., 2019

Nucras boulengeri  NEUMANN, 1900

Nucras broadleyi  BRANCH et al. 2019

Nucras caesicaudata  BROADYLEY, 1972

Nucras holubi  (STEINDACHNER, 1882)

Nucras intertexta  (SMITH, 1838)

Nucras lalandii  (MILNE-EDWARDS, 1829)

Nucras livida  (SMITH, 1838)

Nucras ornata  (GRAY, 1864)

Nucras scalaris  LAURENT, 1964

Nucras taeniolata  (SMITH, 1838)

Nucras tessellata  (SMITH, 1838)

Species Typica:

Nucras lalandii  (MILNE-EDWARDS, 1829)


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Gray, J.E. (1838) -  Catalogue of the slender-tongued saurians, with descriptions of many new genera and species. Part 1. -  Annals of natural history, (1) 1: 274-283.  

  • Gray, J.E. (1845) -  Description genus Nucras. -  In: “Catalogue of the Specimens of Lizards in the Collection of the British Museum”.  

  • Boulenger, G.A. (1920) -  Nucras. -  In: Monograph of the Lacertidae. Vol. I. London. (British Museum Natural History). pp. 7-10.   

  • Meer, M.H. van der & Whiting, M.J. & Branch, W.R. (2010) -  Ecology of Southern African Sandveld Lizards (Lacertidae, Nucras). -  Copeia, 2010 (4): 568-577.    

 
 
 
 

Nucras: 82  pictures (see species level)

 
 
 

Nucras tessellata  © 2008 W. Price