Turkey (East Anatolia), Armenia, Azerbaijan, North-West Iran. 

Species:

Eremias strauchi  KESSLER, 1878

Synonyms:

Eremias strauchi   KESSLER, 1878

Eremias velox var. persica   BOETTGER, 1886

Eremias velox var. strauchi   BEDRIAGA, 1912

Eremias velox strauchi  NIKOLSKY, 1913

Eremias (Aspidorhinus) strauchi   BARABANOV, 2009

Common names:

Strauch’s Racerunner (English)
Strauch’s Wüstenrenner (German)

Types:

Lectotype: ZISP (fide I. Doronin), originally MLSU 166 (designated by Szczerbak 1974:114)

Terra Typica:

Echmiadzin, Armenia; “Etshmiadzin, Armenia” fide ANDERSON 1999.


Taxonomic notes:

Subgenus Aspidorhinus


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Kessler, K.F. (1878) -  Description of Eremias strauchi. -  In: Travaux de la Société des Naturalistes de St. Pétersbourg, 8 (suppl.). 200 pp.