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Higher TaxaLacertidae, Sauria, Lacertoidea, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesEremias scripta lasdini (TZAREVSKY 1918)
Eremias scripta pherganensis SZCZERBAK & WASHETKO 1973
Eremias scripta scripta (STRAUCH 1867) 
Common NamesSand Racerunner 
SynonymPodarces (Scapteira) scripta STRAUCH 1867
Scapteira scripta — BOULENGER 1887: 112
Eremias (Rhabderemias) scripta — LANTZ 1928: 90
Eremias scripta — SMITH 1935: 386
Scapteira bilkewitschi NIKOLSKY 1905
Scapteira grum-grzimailoi NIKOLSKY 1915 (part.)
Scapteira ladzini TZAREVSKY 1918
Rhabderemias scripta — LANTZ 1928
Eremias (Rhabderemias) scripta — BISCHOFF 1978
Rhabderemias scripta — DAS 1996: 49
Eremias scripta — LAMBERT 2002
Eremias scripta — SZCZERBAK 2003
Eremias (Rhabderemias) scripta — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008: 232

Eremias scripta lasdini (TZAREVSKY 1918)
Scapteira lasdini TZAREVSKY 1918: 84
Scapteira bilkewitschi NIKOLSKY 1905:486
Eremias scripta lasdini — BORKIN & DAREVSKY 1987
Eremias (Rhabderemias) scripta lasdini — VEDMEDERYA et al. 2009

Eremias scripta pherganensis SZCZERBAK & WASHETKO 1973
Eremias scripta pherganensis — BORKIN & DAREVSKY 1987 
DistributionS Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, NE Iran, Afghanistan, NW Pakistan, SE Uzbekistan, SW Tajikistan, Fergana Valley in Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan

Type locality: Transcaspia; “Aralo-Caspian desert” fide ANDERSON 1999.

lasdini: SE Uzbekistan

pherganensis: Fergana Valley  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesLectotype: ZISP (ZIL) 3669 (designated by Szczerbak, 1974:213) 
Diagnosis 
CommentSynonymy partly after KHALIKOV & ANANJEVA (pers. comm.) 
Etymology 
References
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  • Mishagina, J. V. M 2007. On food habits of sand racerunner, Eremias scripta (Strauch, 1867) (Squamata, Lacertidae) from barchan sands of Eastern Kara Kum (Repetek reserve). Russ. J. Herpetol. 14 (1): 50-56 - get paper here
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