West China / along the southern edge of Tarim basin desert from Yarkant and Quarquan rivers (Shinkiang) and doubtfully Quinghai. 

Species:

Eremias buechneri  BEDRIAGA, 1907

Common names:

Kashgar Racerunner (English)
Kashgari Wüstenrenner (German)

Types:

Holotype: ZISP 7081; Lectotype ZISP 7087, August 1886, Coll. N.M. Przhevalsky

Terra Typica:

Yarkand and Chotan; “China, South Kashgaria, Sampoula Oasis” fide I. Doronin, pers. comm., 21 Oct 2018.


Taxonomic notes:

Subgenus Pareremias


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Bedriaga, J. von (1907) -  Verzeichnis der von der Central-Asiatischen Expedition unter Stabs-Kapitän W. Roborowski in den Jahren 1893-1895 gesammelten Reptilien. -  Annu. Mus. Zool. Acad. Impér. Sci. St.-Petersbourg, 10 (3-4): 159-200 [1905]  

  • Orlova, V.F. & Poyarkov, N.A. & Chirikova, M.A. & Nazarov, R.A. & Munkhbataar, M. & Munkhbayar, K. & Terbish, K. (2017) -  MtDNA differentiation and taxonomy of Central Asian racerunners of Eremias multiocellata-E. przewalskii species complex (Squamata, Lacertidae) -  Zootaxa 4282 (1): 1-42.