Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia.
Easternmost Kazakhstan, northern part of Chinese Xinjiang and the westernmost part of Mongolia (Dzungarian Gobi). 

Species:

Eremias dzungarica  ORLOVA et al., 2017

Common names:

Dzungarian Racerunner (English)
Dsungarischer Wüstenrenner (German)

Types:

Holotype: ZMMU R-12845, adult male, individual lable R-12845-4; collected on 12.08.2008 by V.F. Orlova (Figs. 3–6). Paratypes. ZMMU R-12846-2 and R-12846-5, two adult males, and R-12846-6 one adult female; collection data same as for the holotype: Mongolia, Khovd Aimaq, Khoovor, 7 km west Uench-somon 46° 05` N; 91° 56` E; collected on 12.08.2008 by V.F. Orlova (Fig. 7). ZMMU R-12846-7–R-12846-11, 5 juveniles; collection data same as for the holotype: Mongolia, Khovd Aimaq, Khoovor, 7 km west Uench-somon 46° 05` N; 91° 56` E; collected on 12.08.2008 by V.F. Orlova (Fig. 8). ZMMU R-12862-1 and R-12862-3, two adult males, and R-12862-2, one adult female; collected from: Mongolia, Khovd Aimaq, Bulgan-Somon, urochishe Bayan-Mod, 11 km west Ikher-Toli, on 13.08.2008 by G. Davaasuren (Fig. 7).

Terra Typica:

Mongolia, Khovd Aimaq, Khoovor, 7 km west from Uyench Sum (= Uench-somon) (46° 05` N; 91° 56` E)


Taxonomic notes:

Subgenus Pareremias


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • 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.    

 
 
 
 
 

Eremias dzungarica  © 2016 P. Erdenetushig