Namibia. 

Art:

Pedioplanis husabensis  BERGER-DELL´MOUR & MAYER, 1989

Trivialnamen:

Husab Sand Lizard (Englisch)
Husab-Wüstenrenner (Deutsch)

Typen:

Holotype: NMNW (SMWN 4424 (= State Museum Windhoek, Namibia), adultes Männchen.
Paratypes: SMWN, selber Ort, PEM R16099 (ehemals SMWN 5311), ZFMK

Terra Typica:

Nordseite des Husab-Berges, Namib Park, Swakopmund Dist., S.W.A., Namibia, 22° 40’ S, 15° 08’ E, 750 m NN.


Relevante taxonomische Literatur:

  • Berger-Dell´Mour, H.A.E. & Mayer, W. (1989) -  On the parapatric existence of two species of the Pedioplanis undata group (Reptilia: Sauria: Lacertidae) in the central Namib desert (Southwest Africa) with description of the new species Pedioplanis husabensis. -  Herpetozoa, Wien, 1 (3/4): 83-95.    

  • Makokha, J.S. & Bauer, A.M. & Mayer, W. & Matthee, C.A. (2007) -  Nuclear and mtDNA-based phylogeny of southern African sand lizards, Pedioplanis (Sauria: Lacertidae). -  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 44 (2): 622-633.    

  • Kirchhof, S. & Hetem, R.S. & Lease, H.M. & Miles, D.B. & Mitchell, D. & Müller, J. & Rödel, M.-O. & Sinervo, B. & Wassenaar, T. & Murray, I.W. (2017) -  Thermoregulatory behavior and high thermal preference buffer impact of climate change in a Namib Desert lizard. -  Ecosphere, 8 (12): 1-22.     

 
 
 
 
 

Pedioplanis husabensis  © 2013 Sebastian Kirchhof