Southwestern Angola and northernmost Namibia. 

Species:

Pedioplanis benguellensis  (BOCAGE, 1867)

Synonyms:

Eremias benguelensis  BOCAGE, 1867

Common names:

Benguela Sand Lizard (English)
Angolan Sand Lizard (English)
Angolanischer Wüstenrenner (German)

Types:

Syntype: ZMB 7762 (probably lost)

Terra Typica:

“Maconjo, Angola”; “‘Benguella” (= Benguela, Angola) fide CONRADIE et al. 2012.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Bocage, J.V.B. du (1867) -  Segunda lista dos reptis das possessões portuguezas d’Africa occidental que existem no Museu de Lisboa. -  Jornal de sciencias mathematicas, physicas e naturaes, Academia Real das Sciencias de Lisboa, I (3): 217-228.  

  • Conradie, W. & Measey, G.J. & Branch, W.R. & Tolley, K. (2012) -  Revised phylogeny of African sand lizards (Pedioplanis), with the description of two new species from south-western Angola -  African Journal of Herpetology, Johannesburg, South Africa, 61 (2): 1-22.    

 
 
 
 
 

Pedioplanis benguellensis  © 2019 Rogério Ferreira