Morocco / north of High Atlas. 

Species:

Mesalina simoni  (BOETTGER, 1881)

Common names:

Simons Wüstenrenner (German)
Simon’s Desert Racer (English)

Types:

Holotype: SMF 13872 (formerly 6087,1c)

Terra Typica:

Casablanca.


Taxonomic notes:

MERTENS 1922: 174 stated that this species is synonymous with Eremias guttulata.


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Boettger, O. (1881) -  Diagnoses Reptilium novorum Maroccanorum. -  Zoologischer Anzeiger, Leipzig, 4 (73): 570-572.     

  • Mertens, R. (1922) -  Verzeichnis der Typen in der herpetologischen Sammlung des Senckenbergischen Museums. -  Senckenbergiana, Frankfurt/Main, 4: 162-183.  

 
 
 
 
 

Mesalina simoni  © 2016 Gerrit Jan Verspui