Namibia / Waterberg Plateau. 

Species:

Pedioplanis rubens  (MERTENS, 1954)

Synonyms:

Eremias undata rubens  MERTENS, 1954

Common names:

Waterberg Sand Lizard (English)
Waterberg-Wüstenrenner (German)

Types:

Holotype: SMF 45943, adult male

Terra Typica:

Okatjikona, Waterberg, Namibia.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Mertens, R. (1954) -  Description of Pedioplanis rubens. -  In: “Neue Eidechsen aus Südwest-Afrika”. – Senckenbergiana, Frankfurt/Main, 34 (4/6): 175-183.   

  • 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.    

  • 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 rubens  © 1986 Paul Freed