Uganda (extreme south), Tanzania (extreme northwest), Rwanda (widespread), Burundi and the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

Genus:

Congolacerta GREENBAUM et al., 2011

Species (2):

Congolacerta asukului  GREENBAUM et al., 2011

Congolacerta vauereselli  (TORNIER, 1902)

Species Typica:

Congolacerta vauereselli  (TORNIER, 1902)


Relevant taxonomic literature:

  • Greenbaum, E. & Villanueva, C.O. & Kusamba, C. & Aristote, M.M. & Branch, W.R. (2011) -  A molecular phylogeny of Equatorial African Lacertidae, with the description of a new genus and species from eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. -  Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 163 (3): 913-942.    

 
 
 
 

Congolacerta: 5  pictures (see species level)

 
 
 

Congolacerta vauereselli  © Wolfgang Böhme