Coastal Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, Southern Russia, Kazakhstan, Western China (Sinkiang and Nei Mongol provinces), Western Mongolia, South to East Transcaucasia, Armenia, Northwestern Iran, Extreme East Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Northern Tajikistan, Kyrgysstan. 

Species:

Eremias arguta  (PALLAS, 1773)

Subspecies (5):

Eremias arguta arguta  (PALLAS, 1773)

Eremias arguta darevskii  TSARUK, 1986

Eremias arguta deserti  (GMELIN, 1789)

Eremias arguta transcaucasica  DAREVSKY, 1953

Eremias arguta uzbekistanica  CHERNOV, 1934

Synonyms:

Lacerta arguta   PALLAS, 1773

Lacerta deserti   GMELIN, 1789

Lacerta variabilis   PALLAS, 1814

Lacerta leucosticta   LICHTENSTEIN, 1823

Lacerta pustulata   EICHWALD, 1831

Podarcis irritans   MENETRIES, 1832

Lacerta boristhenis   DVIGUBSKY, 1832

Eremias variabilis  WIEGMANN, 1834

Podarcis deserti  EICHWALD, 1841

Eremias arguta  GRAY, 1845

Podarcis arguta  STRAUCH, 1876

Ommateremias arguta  LANTZ, 1928

Podarcis variabilis  WAGLER, 1830

Common names:

Steppe Runner (English)
Steppenrenner (German)
Разноцветная ящурка (Russian)


Taxonomic notes:

Subgenus Eremias sensu stricto

 
 
 
 

Eremias arguta: 63  pictures (see subspecies level)

 
 
 

Eremias arguta deserti  © 2008 Igor Doronin