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Eremias afghanistanica BÖHME & SCERBAK, 1991

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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Eremiadinae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Afghan Racerunner 
SynonymEremias afghanistanica BÖHME & SCERBAK 1991
Eremias afghanistanica — BAIG & MASROOR 2006
Eremias (Dimorphea) afghanistanica — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Eremias afghanistanica — BÖHME 2014: 145 
DistributionAfghanistan (Southeastern slope of the Hindu Kush Mountains)  
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 8584, paratype in ZFMK 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Baig, Khalid Javed and Rafaqat Masroor 2006. A New Species of Eremias (Sauria: Lacertidae) from Cholistan Desert, Pakistan. Russ. J. Herpetol. 13 (3): 167-174
  • Bohme W; Scerbak N N [= Szczerbak] 1991. Ein neuer Wustenrenner aus dem Hochland Afghanistans, Eremias (Eremias) afghanistanica sp. n. (Reptilia: Sauria: Lacertidae). Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 42(2): 137-41 - get paper here
  • BÖHME, ; W. & N.N. SCERBAK [= Szczerbak] 1991. Ein neuer Wüstenrenner aus dem Hochland Afghanistans, Eremias (Eremias) afghanistanica sp.n. (Reptilia: Sauria: Lacertidae). Die Eidechse 2 (4): 26-28 - get paper here
  • Böhme, Wolfgang 2014. Herpetology in Bonn. Mertensiella 21. vi + 256 pp. - get paper here
  • Rastegar-Pouyani, Nasrullah and Eskandar Rastegar-Pouyani 2001. A new species of Eremias (Sauria: Lacertidae) from highlands of Kermanshah Province, western Iran. Asiatic Herpetological Research. 9: 107-112. - get paper here
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
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