Iran, northeastern side of Markazi Province. It is highly probable that it also occurs in Tehran, Alborz, Qom, Qazvin and Zanjan Provinces due to topological characteristics and habitat similarities in these areas. 

Species:

Eremias fahimii  MOZAFFARI & AHMADZADEH & SABERI-PIROOZ, 2020

Common names:

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

Types:

Holotype: ZFMK102757 (♀)
Paratype: ZFMK102758 (♀)

Terra Typica:

Iran, northeastern side of Markazi Province, around Jaroo Mountain (35.668889 50.706667).


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Mozaffari, O. & Ahmadzadeh, F. & Saberi-Pirooz, R. (2020) -  Fahimi’s racerunner, a new species of the genus Eremias Fitzinger, 1834 (Sauria: Lacertidae) from Iran -  Zootaxa 4768 (4): 565–578    

 
 

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Eremias fahimii  © 2019 Omid Mozaffari